Meaning and Origin of: Courtland

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Old English : Courtly; courteous
  • Old English : The king's land

Last name origin & meaning:

  • Americanized form of Dutch Kortland : from a village called Cortlandt near Wijk bij Duurstede.
  • Oloff Stevenszen van Cortland (1600–79), who became a prominent merchant in New Amsterdam, arrived there in 1638.