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landau Early Origins



The surname landau was first found in Swabia, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

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landau Spelling Variations


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landau Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Landauer, Landaur, Landov, Landow, Landahl and others.

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landau Early History


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landau Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our landau research. Another 219 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1488, 1525, 1620, and 1877 are included under the topic Early landau History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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landau Early Notables (pre 1700)


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landau Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 24 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early landau Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

landau Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Onesippe Landau, who arrived in New York, NY in 1844
  • Albert Landau, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1851
  • Elisabeth Landau, aged 26, landed in New York in 1854
  • Louis Landau came to Philadelphia in 1878
  • Lubush Landau, who arrived in Arkansas in 1894

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Contemporary Notables of the name landau (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name landau (post 1700)



  • Martin Landau (b. 1928), Oscar-winning American film and television actor
  • Stephen Gerald Landau (b. 1943), American psychiatrist
  • Jacob Landau (b. 1917), American prominent artist and professor of Graphic Arts
  • George Landau (b. 1920), American Ambassador to Paraguay since 1972
  • Peter Landau (b. 1935), German professor of Law at the University of Munich (1987-)
  • Moshe Landau (b. 1912), fifth President of the Supreme Court of Israel
  • Lev Davidovich Landau (1908-1968), prominent Soviet physicist who made fundamental contributions to many areas of theoretical physics. He received the 1962 Nobel Prize in Physics

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    2. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    3. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    7. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    8. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    9. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    10. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
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    The landau Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The landau 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.

    This page was last modified on 6 January 2013 at 17:10.

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