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since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Toland

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Alt. Meaning

T is for treasure, that of your friendship.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

L is for love, everlasting.

A is for athleticism, embrace the competitor within

N is for neighborly, friendly to all acquaintances

D is for diamond, the brilliance you shine.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Toland

Gregg Toland was a cinematographer. His career lasted from 1926 to 1948. Gregg was born on May 29th, 1904 in Charleston, Illinois. He left this life on September 28th, 1948.


John Toland was a philosopher. John was born on November 30th, 1670 in Ardagh, County Donegal. He breathed his last breath on March 11th, 1722.


Tank Toland is a wrestler. Tank was born on August 31st, 1980 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.



Brook Toland is an actress. She has had major accomplishments since 2009. Brook was given the name Brook Catherine Toland on December 1st, 1992 in Evanston, Illinois, U.S.


George was born on February 8th, 1796. He left this life on January 30th, 1869.


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Popularity of Toland as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Toland U.S.
  White 81.22% 64.26%
  African American 10.20% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.43% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.67% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.74% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.75% 16.26%

Of Last Name Toland

People with the last name Toland are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Toland

  • How Popular is the name Toland? Toland is the 58,443rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Toland was the 6,811th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Toland have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 25 babies born with the first name Toland in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Toland? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Toland first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Toland is Friday, February 25th, 1887.
  • What year had the most people named Toland born? The highest recorded use of the first name Toland was in 1975 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Toland: Your name in reverse order is Dnalot. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dltnoa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Toland? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,952 people with the last name Toland.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Toland? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Toland as their last name.

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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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