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:
'We are all omnibuses in which our ancestors ride, and every now and then one of them sticks his head out and embarrasses us.' --Oliver Wendell Homes