Leland

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Gender: M Meaning of Leland: "meadow land" Origin of Leland: English Leland's Popularity in 2014: #410

A somewhat stiff and serious turn-of-the-last-century name that seems to be coming back to life.

Brendan Fraser chose it for his son in the mid-2000s, helping propel it into the Top 500. Leland Stanford was the founder of Stanford University and one-time Governor of California.

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Famous People Named Leland

(Amasa) Leland Stanford, American industrialist and politician
Leland Bruce "Lee" Sklar, American musician
Leland Blaine Chapman, American bounty hunter, son of bounty hunter Duane "Dog" Chapman
Leland Austin aka Yung L.A., American rapper
Leland Jones Orser, American actor
Leland Harrison Hartwell, American biologist and winner of the Nobel Prize
Leland Hayward-Famous Golden Age Hollywood agent and producer. One of his five wives was actress Margaret Sullavan.

Pop Culture References for the Name Leland

Leland P. Fitzgerald, main character in 2003 movie "The United States of Leland"
Leland Palmer, character on TV's "Twin Peaks"
Leland Stottlemeyer, character on TV's "Monk"
Leland McCauley III and IV, characters in DC Comics
Leland Fontaine, character in Dan Brown's "Digital Fortress"
Leland, character in podcast "Welcome to Night Vale"

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