Cridland Surname Origin
(Origin English) Dweller at (probably) Crida's or Creoda's Land. The first element may, however, be the Yorkshire dialect word creed, 'hard.'
Source: Surnames of the United Kingdom, A Concise Etymological Dictionary; Henry Harrison; Vol.1 & 2.; The Eaton Press, 190 Ebury Street, London, S.W; 1912.
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