Boy name origins & meanings
- Hebrew : Life; god of marriage
Family name origins & meanings
- Scottish and English : topographic name for someone who lived on high ground or by land where hay was grown, from Middle Englishhegh, hie ‘high’ or heye ‘hay’ + land‘land’.
- Irish : Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAoileáin, a variant of Ó Faoláin (seeWhelan).
- Swedish : possibly an ornamental name based on Greek hulē ‘wood’ + land ‘land’.