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The Norland surname comes from the Middle English words "north," and "land." It may have been taken on as a habitational name from the place named Norland in West Yorkshire, or it may have been a topographic name used originally from someone who came from a more northern location.

Norland Early Origins



The surname Norland was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1296 when John Northland held estates in that shire.

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Norland Spelling Variations


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Norland Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Norland, Northland, Norlan and others.

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Norland Early History


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Norland Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Norland research. Another 325 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487, 1510, 1546, and 1600 are included under the topic Early Norland History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Norland Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Norland Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Norland Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Norland Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Larz Norland, who setted in Iowa sometime between 1849 and 1857
  • Andrew Norland, who settled in Oregon in 1888

Norland Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • John Norland, who was recorded in the census of Ontario, Canada of 1871

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Contemporary Notables of the name Norland (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Norland (post 1700)



  • Norman Norland, American Democrat politician, Elected Iowa State House of Representatives from Worth County 1950 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Donald Richard Norland (b. 1924), American politician, U.S. Ambassador to Botswana, 1976-79; Lesotho, 1976-79; Swaziland, 1976-79; Chad, 1979-80 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Norland Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  2. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  3. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  5. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  6. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  7. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  8. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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The Norland Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Norland Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 11 November 2015 at 11:08.

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