Berland Family History
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Berland Name Meaning
Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Brillant, an ornamental name from Yiddish barlyant ‘diamond’, ‘jewel’; compare Brilliant. French: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements ber ‘bear’ + land ‘country’. Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farms in southwestern Norway named Berland, from Old Norse bjarg ‘hill’, ‘mountain’ or ber ‘berry’ + land ‘land’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press