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The surname Nyland was derived from the Gaelic "O Niallain," which means "descendant of Niall."
The surname Nyland was first found in County Clare (Irish: An Clįr) located on the west coast of Ireland in the province of Munster.
Names from the Middle Ages demonstrate many spelling variations. This is because the recording scribe or church official often decided as to how a person's name was spelt and in what language. Research into the name Nyland revealed many variations, including O'Neilan, O'Neylan, Neilan, Neylan, O'Nelan and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Nyland research. Another 194 words (14 lines of text) covering the year 1570 is included under the topic Early Nyland History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Nyland Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Thousands of Irish families left for North American shores in the 19th century. These people were searching for a life unencumbered with poverty, hunger, and racial discrimination. Many arrived to eventually find such conditions, but many others simply did not arrive: victims of the diseased, overcrowded ships in which they traveled to the New World. Those who lived to see North American shores were instrumental in the development of the growing nations of Canada and the United States. A thorough examination of passenger and immigration lists has disclosed evidence of many early immigrants of the name Nyland:
Nyland Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
The Nyland Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Nyland 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.
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