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Gender: Male Meaning of Wayland: "land beside the road" Origin of Wayland: English

The name Wayland is a boy's name of English origin meaning "land beside the road". Wayland and is often added to user-created lists like Unique Names for every letter of the alphabet and discussed in our forums with posts like "Makeover Baby Name Game".

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Way out.

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Famous People Named Wayland

Wayland Parrott Flowers, American puppeteer
Wayland Hilton Young, 2nd Baron Kennet, British politician
Waylande Desantis Gregory, American art-deco ceramics sculptor
Waylynn Lucas (female), American chef and owner of bakery Fonuts

Pop Culture References for the name Wayland

Wayland the Smith, legendary master blacksmith in Norse mythology (from Proto-Germanic *Wēlandaz" meaning "battle-brave")
Jace Wayland, character in "The Mortal Instruments" series

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