Nijland (surname)

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Nijland is a Dutch toponymic surname. Nijland, modern Dutch nieuw land means "new land", indicating that a person may have lived on newly recovered land or that he came from any number of places named such.[1] Equivalent surnames are Dutch Nieuwland, Scandinavian Nyland, German Neuland, and English Newland. People named Nijland include:

See also[edit]

  • Nijland, a town in Friesland
  • Nijland, a lunar crater named after Albert A. Nijland