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Meaning & History

From a surname, originally from an English place name, which meant "fallow land" in Old English. A famous bearer was the politician, businessman and Stanford University founder Leland Stanford (1824-1893).

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earth, landforms, nature, place names, politics, Stephen King characters, surnames
Entry updated July 2, 2008   Contribute