Sutherland Family History
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Sutherland Name Meaning
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.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Litherland, Sunderland, Helland, Erland, Hetland, Sweetland, Rutland