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Origin: Old English
Meaning: Residence Name

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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Leland

This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Leland in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the boy's name Leland:

  • Records indicate that 47,968 boys in the United States have been named Leland since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 2007, when 1,010 people in the U.S. were given the name Leland. Those people are now 14 years old.

    So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.


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      4 Positive Comments

  • "My youngest son's name is Leland Rockney. This was the only name his father and I could agree on. No one ever spells it write!" Mar. 7, 2014: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love the name Leeland...none the less it is pronounced the same just different spellings for this name." Dec. 20, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love the name Leland. It's a good name for a man, and Lee is a cool nickname for a kid. If our baby was a boy, I would have wanted to name him Leland. My husband was not into it, though. We had a girl so that was that." Jun. 21, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "This is my 5 month old nephews name and I think it is so cute . It doesn't seem to be very popular at the moment and i like that it is different ." May. 13, 2006: Report as inappropriate

      4 Neutral Comments

  • "I call my son Leland who is 4 now I called that name after Leland chapmen from dog the bounty hunter" Jan. 8, 2021: Report as inappropriate

  • "This is my sons name. He gets so mad when people say it wrong lol. They pronounce it leyland here in England. He gives them a telling off. So glad it?s not popular at all I. England and he is one of two people with the name" Aug. 30, 2020: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son, husband and father-in-law are named Leland. I love the name! My son is the only Leland in his pre-school. There names are usually spelled wrong i.e Leeland or LeLand. I don't like Lee for a nickname so coming up with one has been difficult, so there is big and little Leland!" May. 20, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "my first name, spell wrong often, rarely meet others with my name, often reversed as my last name. my full name could be all first names or all last names." Jan. 16, 2006: Report as inappropriate

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