First name origins & meanings:
- English: Rough road
- Middle English: Occupational name meaning “landowner”; also place name: Lander, Wyoming
- French: Entrepreneur
First name variations: Landree, Landre, Landri, Landrie, Landrue, Landor, Landis, Landers, Landman, Lander
Last name origins & meanings:
- French (also English, imported to Britain by the Normans): from the
Germanic personal name Landric, a compound of land
‘land’ + rīc ‘powerful’, ‘ruler’.
- The name has been recorded in Quebec City since 1659, taken there
from Perche, France. In LA, Landry families of Acadian
origin are numerous.
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