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Boy Name: Sutherland

Name: Sutherland
Pronunciation: \s(u)-therla-nd, suth(er)-land\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: southern island
Sounds Like: Sterling, Sterlyn
Variant forms: Southerland
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 1320


Sutherland \s(u)-therla-nd, suth(er)-land\ as a boy's name has the meaning "southern island". Name of a country in northern Scotland, which lay to the south of the Nordic people who called it by this name.

Sutherland has 1 variant form: Southerland.

Baby names that sound like Sutherland are Sterling and Sterlyn.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Sutherland.


Sutherland is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#1320 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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