Harland Name Meaning

English (mainly northeastern): habitational name from any of various minor places (including perhaps some now lost) named from Old English har ‘gray’, hara ‘hare’, or hær ‘rock’, ‘tumulus’ + land ‘tract of land’, ‘estate’, ‘cultivated land’, notably Harland in Kirkbymoorside. North Yorkshire, which is named from hær + land. This surname has been present in northern Ireland since the 17th century. French (Normandy): nickname for someone given to stirring up trouble, from the present participle of medieval French hareler ‘to create a disturbance’.

List of People with Surname Harland

In accordance with our records, there are a total of 857 people with the surname Harland. Among these people surnamed Harland, there are nearly 258 unique names, with an average of 3 people having the same name. Robert Harland, James Harland and Michael Harland are the top three most popular names from the list of people surnamed Harland, with 23, 20 and 18 people respectively.

Additionally, Our findings indicate that California has the highest number of people surnamed Harland, with a total of 104 people, and there are a total of 75 unique names among these people. Texas is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Harland, with a total of 66 people and an average of 54 unique names.