Oakland literally means “oak land” and is theoretically a unisex name, but it is mostly used for boys. It is named after the city in the Bay Area near San Francisco. It is the eighth-largest city in California. There is also a town named Oakland in the state of Maryland. Oakland is also a township in Ontario, Canada.
Meaning of the name Oakland
An enchanting, brave person
Origin of the name Oakland
Symbolism of the name Oakland
Oakland is patient and strong-willed. He is a good student who learns quickly and retains the information. He is frank and methodical, believing strongly in law and order. Oakland is dependable, down-to-earth, and grounded. He likes to do work that has meaning where he can take pride in his work.
Style of the name Oakland
Gender of the name Oakland
Oakland is a unisex baby name given to both boys and girls.
Pronunciation of the name Oakland
Number of syllables in the name Oakland
Emotion evoked from the name Oakland
Oakland tends to hold in feelings and suffer in silence. He likes to have a secure and protected environment at home and at work. Oakland is a very organized person who pays great attention to detail. He can be stubborn, but he has a practical approach to life.
Alternative spellings for the name Oakland
Nicknames for the name Oakland
Popularity of the name Oakland
Oakland came onto the popularity charts in 1922, staying barely on the radar through 2009 with a small rise in 2006.
Related names for the name Oakland
Great middle names for Oakland and their meanings
- Foster (one who keeps the forest)
- Rhys (ardent, fire)
- Tate (cheerful)
- John (graced by God)
- Luke (light-giving)
- Porter (the gatekeeper)
- Brooks (one who lives near a brook or stream)
- Samuel (God has heard)
- Maverick (an independent man)
Famous people with the name Oakland
No famous people with the name Oakland were found