Appleyard Family History
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Appleyard Name Meaning
Northern English: topographic name for someone who lived by an apple orchard, Middle English appleyard (an Americanized form of Applegarth, which in Scandinavian-speaking areas replaced the native Appleton). There are several places named with this term, of which the most significant as a source of surnames is in West Yorkshire.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Applegarth, Apple, Appleton, Appleby, Apley, Applegate, Kappler