Meaning and Origin of: Sutherland

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Norse : From the southern land

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Family name origins & meanings

  • Scottish : regional name from the former county of this name, so named from Old Norse suðr ‘south’ + land ‘land’ because the territory lay south of Scandinavia and the Norse colonies in the Orkney and Shetland Islands.

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