First name origin & meaning:
English: From the moors; marshlands
First name variations: Mooreland, Moorland, Moorlande, Moreland
Last name origins & meanings:
- Northern English and Scottish: variant spelling of
- Dutch: topographic name for someone living in an
area of peat.
- Norwegian: habitational name from any of
numerous farmsteads so called. The name has different origins
according to its location; in all cases, the second element is from
Old Norse land ‘land’.
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