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Strickland Surname Origin

This name came from Strick-land or Stirkland, that is, 'the pasture ground of young cattle,' called stirks or steers, in the parish of Moreland, Westmoreland Co., England, where the family once had considerable possessions.

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.




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