Leland is an English name that was used as a surname and place-name. It can be given to girls and boys and can be translated to "meadow land." Traditionally, the name was given to those who lived near a clearing. In recent years, the name has been slightly increasing in popularity for baby boys in the United States.
Similar Names: Leigh, Lelan
Famous Leland Names: Leland Orser (author), Leland Irving (hockey player)