First name origin & meaning:
Old English: Dweller in the rye field
First name variations: Ryle, Rycroft, Ryman, Ryton, Rylan
Last name origins & meanings:
- English: topographic name for someone who lived near a piece of
land where rye was grown, from Old English ryge ‘rye’ +
- Norwegian: habitational name from any
of three farmsteads in Vestlandet so named from an unexplained first
element + land ‘land’, ‘farm’.
- Probably an altered
spelling of Dutch Reiland.
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