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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Leyland

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Alt. Meaning

L is for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

L is for loyalty, that you show.

A is for achievements, the many over a lifetime

N is for nice, need I say more?

D is for dream, your beacon ahead.

Notable Persons Named Leyland

Leyland Hodgson was an actor. He was most prominent from 1930 to 1949. Leyland was born on October 5th, 1892 in London, England. He passed away on March 16th, 1949.


Leyland was born on October 17th, 1927 in Sandgate, Queensland. He passed away on January 3rd, 2005.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Leyland

Jim Leyland is a baseball player. Jim was born on December 15th, 1944 in Perrysburg, Ohio.


Chelsea Leyland is a dj, model, and actress.


Maurice Leyland was a cricketer. Maurice was born on July 20th, 1900 in Harrogate, Yorkshire, England. He left this life on January 1st, 1967.


Frederick Richards Leyland was a shipowner. Frederick was born on September 30th, 1831. He passed away on January 4th, 1892.


Carl Sonny Leyland is a boogie-woogie, jazz, and blues pianist, songwriter, and record producer. He plays Piano.


Winston was born in 1940.


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Popularity of Leyland as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Leyland U.S.
  White 93.36% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.17% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.73% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.95% 16.26%

Of Last Name Leyland

People with the last name Leyland are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Leyland

  • How Popular is the name Leyland? Leyland is the 26,309th most popular name of all time. As a last name Leyland was the 42,378th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Leyland have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 209 babies born with the first name Leyland in the United States. That's more than enough people named Leyland to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Leyland? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1982 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Leyland first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Leyland is Friday, December 9th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Leyland born? The highest recorded use of the first name Leyland was in 2015 with a total of 21 babies.
  • Random Leyland Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Leyland is not a popular baby boy's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Leyland: Your name in reverse order is Dnalyel. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Llnaeyd. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Leyland? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 512 people with the last name Leyland.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Leyland? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Leyland as their last name since less than 1 person in 588k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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