29,591 GARLAND members around the world
Stay informed about GARLAND Family online & offline events!
See our recent family gatherings
GARLAND Family HistoryThis long-established surname is of dual derivation in England, being either a topographical name from residence by a triangular-shaped piece of land, deriving from the Olde English pre 7th Century "gara", triangular piece of land, with "land", land, or a locational name from Garland, a minor place in Chumleigh, Devonshire, so called from the above elements. Alternatively, Garland may have originated as a metonymic occupational name for a maker of garlands of chaplets, deriving from the 13th Century ld French. Early examples of the surname form the former source include: William de Garland (Essex, 1208), and Robert de Garlande (Yorkshire, 1225)...
Who have we missed?
Tell us about any famous GARLAND (or surname variant) you think we should add here. We will get our genealogists to check them out and add them to the list. Thanks!
Join the conversation with the GARLAND tribe
- Find your GARLAND ancestor
- Tell us about your GARLAND Family
- Tell us about your GARLAND ancestors
- Ask a question about the GARLAND history
- Leave a message for GARLAND family members
Invite more GARLAND family members!
Write an email address and click 'Invite' to share this page with more members of the GARLAND tribe.
Family Coat of Arms Generator
Why not see what your family crest could look like based on your own family characteristics?Create Crest