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Where did the English landy family come from? What is the English landy family crest and coat of arms? When did the landy family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the landy family history?The name landy is from the ancient Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name was given to a person who was a person or officer who was in charge of washing. Occupational names that were derived from the common trades of the medieval era transcended European cultural and linguistic boundaries.
Sound was what guided spelling in the essentially pre-literate Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Also, before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Therefore, spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the landy family name include Landry, Landray, Landrey, Laundry and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our landy research. Another 267 words(19 lines of text) covering the year 1086 is included under the topic Early landy History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early landy Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the landy family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 115 words(8 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products.
For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, the Canadas, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Investigation of the origins of family names on the North American continent has revealed that early immigrants bearing the name landy or a variant listed above:
landy Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The landy Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The landy Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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