Ryland name meaning

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in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ryland

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  1. According to 2 people from Idaho, U.S., the name Ryland is of English / Irish origin and means "Land of rye".
  2. According to a user from Maryland, U.S., the name Ryland means "Land of the rye".
  3. According to a user from Texas, U.S., the name Ryland is of American origin and means "Rye Land".
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Old English ryge (“rye”) + land (“land”).

  1. A habitational surname​.
  2. A male given name transferred from the surname.

Notable Persons Named Ryland

Notable Persons Named Ryland

Ry Cooder

Ry Cooder is an americana (music), roots rock, folk music, blues, tejano music, country music, gospel music, and world music musician. He plays Guitar, Bass guitar, Mandolin, Banjo, Slide guitar, Lap slide guitar, and Slack-key guitar. His most notable accomplishments were from 1967 to present. Ry was given the name Ryland Peter Cooder on March 15th, 1947 in Los Angeles, California, United States.

Ryland Steen

Ryland Steen is a ska punk and classic rock musician. He plays Drum kit. Ryland was given the name Ryland David-Burton Steen on August 31st, 1980.

Ryland D'arcy Blackinton

Ryland D'arcy Blackinton is a musician and actor. Ryland was born on March 31st, 1982 in South Kingstown, Rhode Island.

Ryland Davies

Ryland was born in 1943.

Ryland Fletcher

Ryland Fletcher was a Governor of Vermont and Lieutenant Governor of Vermont. Ryland was born on February 18th, 1799 in Cavendish, Vermont. He died on December 19th, 1885.

Ryland King

Ryland King is an entrepreneurship, executive director, and founder. Ryland was born on February 15th, 1990.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ryland

Notable Persons With the Last Name Ryland

Judith Ryland

Denis Ryland

Denis Ryland is a fictional character.

Jens Fredrik Ryland

Jens Fredrik Ryland is a doom metal, avant-garde metal, black metal, symphonic black metal, folk metal, and viking metal musician. He plays Guitar, Gibson Guitar Corporation, and Gibson Explorer. Jens was born Jens Fredrik Ryland on May 5th, 1974 in Oslo.

Henry Ryland

Henry was born in 1856. He breathed his last breath in 1924.

Harris Ryland

John Ryland

John was born in 1753. He passed away in 1825.

  • Louisa Anne Ryland
  • John Collett Ryland

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ryland U.S.
  White 77.04% 64.26%
  African American 18.26% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.29% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.44% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.42% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.55% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ryland

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

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Fun Facts about the name Ryland

  • How Popular is the name Ryland? Ryland is the 2,402nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Ryland was the 14,579th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ryland have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 11,189 babies born with the first name Ryland in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ryland to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ryland? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 12 new born babies.
  • When was Ryland first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ryland is Tuesday, January 30th, 1866.
  • What year had the most people named Ryland born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ryland was in 2013 with a total of 727 babies.
  • Random Ryland Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ryland is not a popular baby boy's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Minnesota have the same name in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Ryland: The name spelled backwards is Dnalyr. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Rnylad. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ryland? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,043 people with the last name Ryland.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ryland? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ryland as their last name since less than 1 person in 145k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Ryland name meaning

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