Meaning and Origin of: Poland

Family name origins & meanings

  • German and English : from Middle High German Polan‘Poland’ + inorganic -d, a name denoting a Pole or someone with Polish connections.
  • Irish (County Offaly, also Armagh and Down) : variant of Polin. Compare Polan.
  • In New England, this is sometimes an Americanized spelling of French Poulin.