Leland: baby boy name meaning and popularity


Derived from an English place name meaning “meadow land.” Maybe little Leland will be a frolicky fellow. There’s a very good chance of that, actually, no matter what you name him — because kids.



Famous people named Leland:

Founder of Stanford University, Leland Stanford; film producer Leland Hayward; Nobel Prize winner Leland Harrison Hartwell; bounty hunter and TV personality Leland Chapman; musician Leland “Lee” Sklar.

Fun fact:

There are towns called Leland in seven states: Illinois, Iowa, Mississippi, Michigan, North Carolina, Washington, and Wisconsin.

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