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Wayland Early Origins



The surname Wayland was first found in Devon 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 when they moved to Gloucestershire in the year 1273 and William Welond held estates in that shire.

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Wayland Spelling Variations


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Wayland Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Welland, Weland, Weyland, Wayland, Welond, Welend, Wellond, Wellend and many more.

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Wayland Early History


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Wayland Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wayland research. Another 169 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 127 and 1273 are included under the topic Early Wayland History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wayland Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wayland Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Wayland 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:

Wayland Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Francis Wayland, who landed in New York in 1794
  • Job Wayland, who arrived in New York in 1794
  • Levy Wayland, who landed in New York in 1794
  • Seth Wayland, who arrived in New York in 1794

Wayland Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Charles Wayland, aged 22, arrived in New York in 1812
  • Bridget Wayland, aged 20, landed in New York, NY in 1850

Wayland Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Ellen Wayland, aged 40, arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Navarino"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wayland (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Wayland (post 1700)



  • William E. Wayland, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1972
  • John A. Wayland, American politician, Member of Texas State Senate 12th District, 1899-1902
  • C. A. Wayland, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for California, 1924
  • Hank Frederic Gregson Wayland (1906-1983), American swing jazz double-bassist
  • Francis Wayland (1796-1865), American Baptist educator and economist
  • Tom Wayland (b. 1973), American musician, actor and voice actor
  • Lieutenant-Colonel Sir William Abraham Edward Wayland (1869-1950), English politician and farmer
  • Susan Wayland (b. 1980), German fashion model

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    2. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    3. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    4. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    7. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Wayland Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wayland 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 5 December 2016 at 16:27.

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