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During that dark period of history known as the Middle Ages, the name of lander was first used in France. While the patronymic and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the name of the father and mother respectively, are the most common form of hereditary surname in France, occupational surnames also emerged during the late Middle Ages. Many people, such as the lander family, adopted the name of their occupation as their surname. However, an occupational name did not become a hereditary surname until the office or type of employment became hereditary. The surname lander was an occupational name for a grower of lavender. Looking back further, we find the name lander was originally from the Old English word lavendier, which indicated someone of that profession.

lander Early Origins



The surname lander was first found in Bedfordshire, where Almaric de Landres held lands in Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire in the 13th century. He originated in Burgundy, France with the spelling Landres which is also a commune today in Lorraine. The northern-eastern location of the name in France makes the Norman influence very probable. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X)
At about the same time, Ysabelle la Lauendere was listed a census in 1253 and Ralf la Lavendered was listed in the Subsidy Rolls of Somerset in 1268. Thomas Launder was listed in Yorkshire in 1331 and later Elyzabeth Lander was listed in the Subsidy Rolls of Staffordshire in 1524. [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)

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lander Spelling Variations


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lander Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Landers, Lander, Landes, Landis, Landor and others.

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lander Early History


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lander Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our lander research. Another 315 words (22 lines of text) covering the year 1550 is included under the topic Early lander History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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lander Early Notables (pre 1700)


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lander Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early lander Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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lander In Ireland


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lander In Ireland



Some of the lander family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 51 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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:

lander Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Peter Lander, who arrived in Virginia in 1704
  • David Lander, who landed in Maryland in 1716
  • Thomas Lander came to Annapolis in 1719
  • John Lander who settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1724
  • Samuel Lander settled in Georgia in 1737
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

lander Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jonas Lander, aged 28, landed in New York in 1804
  • Anthony Lander, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1836
  • Katherina Lander came to Texas in 1843
  • Michael Lander, aged 55, arrived in Missouri in 1846
  • John Calvert Lander, who arrived in New York in 1846
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

lander Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Andrew Lander U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1784 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

lander Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Stepen Lander was the owner of a fishing room at Bayleys Cove, Newfoundland in 1806 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0
  • William Lander settled in Catalina, Newfoundland in 1808 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0

lander Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Mary Anne Lander arrived in Kangaroo Island aboard the ship "Hartley" in 1837 [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HARTLEY 1837. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1837Hartley.htm
  • Patrick Lander arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Indus" in 1839 [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) INDUS 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Indus.htm
  • Edward Lander arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Duke of Bedford" in 1848 [7]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) DUKE OF BEDFORD 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848DukeofBedford.htm
  • Mary Anne Lander arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Harpley" in 1848 [8]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The HARPLEY 1848 - PASSENGER LIST. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848HarpleyPassengerList.htm
  • Edward Little Lander arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Harpley" in 1848 [8]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The HARPLEY 1848 - PASSENGER LIST. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848HarpleyPassengerList.htm
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

lander Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • John Lander landed in Bay of Islands, New Zealand in 1836 aboard the ship Aquillain
  • Alfred Lander landed in Wellington, New Zealand in 1840
  • Charles Lander landed in Wellington, New Zealand in 1840
  • David Lander landed in Wellington, New Zealand in 1840
  • Frederick Lander landed in Wellington, New Zealand in 1840
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name lander (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name lander (post 1700)



  • Carey Lander (1982-2015), British keyboard player and singer for the band Camera Obscura
  • Donald Hartley Lander (b. 1925), Canadian Motor Company Director, Managing Director, Chrysler United Kingdom Ltd., Coventry, England, and President, Canada Post
  • Richard Lander (1803-1834), English explorer
  • Harald Lander (1905-1971), French dancer

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lander Historic Events


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lander Historic Events




RMS Lusitania

  • Mr. Edward Harris Lander, American 2nd Class passenger from New York, New York, USA, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and survived the sinking by escaping on life boat 7 it is believed then a collapsible

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Suggested Readings for the name lander


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Suggested Readings for the name lander



  • History of the Landers Family in America by Simon Elbert Booner.

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X)
  2. ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
  3. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  4. ^ Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0
  5. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HARTLEY 1837. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1837Hartley.htm
  6. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) INDUS 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Indus.htm
  7. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) DUKE OF BEDFORD 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848DukeofBedford.htm
  8. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The HARPLEY 1848 - PASSENGER LIST. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848HarpleyPassengerList.htm

Other References

  1. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  3. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  4. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
  5. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  6. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
  7. Paul, Sir James Balfour. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland Second Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1903. Print.
  8. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  9. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
  10. Skene, William Forbes Edition. Chronicles of the Picts, Chronicles of the Scots and Other Early Memorials of Scottish History. Edinburgh: H.M. General Register House, 1867. Print.
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The lander Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The lander 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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