Family History and Genealogy Resources by Surname
Learned Surname Origin
(Origin Local Gealic) The green, sheltered place near the sea, from Lear, the sea, and nead, a sheltered place. Or it may be a name given for scholarship, 'John the Learned.'
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Learned Surname Meaning and Family Facts
There is more to Learned family history than the origin of your surname:
A Learned Family History Thought:
'In all of us there is a hunger, marrow-deep, to know our heritage - to know who we are and where we have come from. Without this enriching knowledge, there is a hollow yearning. No matter what our attainments in life, there is still a vacuum. An emptiness. And the most disquieting loneliness.' --Alex Haley