Landman History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Landman family

The surname Landman was first found in Switzerland, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Chronicles suggest that the name did not always mean "von dem Land," that is "from the country-side," but, could also be either the mediaeval form of "Latte" (a crossbar) or refer to a boat landing.

Early History of the Landman family

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Landman Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Landt, Lande, Landes, Landmann, Landtmann, Landman, Landtman, Lander, Landen, Landerer, Landers, Landmann and many more.

Early Notables of the Landman family (pre 1700)

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Landman Ranking

In the United States, the name Landman is the 16,864th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1] However, in Netherlands, the name Landman is ranked the 591st most popular surname with an estimated 3,041 people with that name. [2]


United States Landman migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Landman Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • John Landman, who arrived in Virginia in 1623 [3]
Landman Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Johannes Landman, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749 [3]
Landman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Isaac Landman, who arrived in Texas in 1850-1906 [3]
  • Max Landman, who landed in Texas in 1850-1906 [3]

Contemporary Notables of the name Landman (post 1700) +

  • Jerry Landman, American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1984
  • Clarence Landman, American Democratic Party politician, Candidate in primary for Michigan State Senate 3rd District, 1966
  • Rynard Jaco "Ligtoring" Landman (b. 1986), South African rugby union footballer
  • Landman Teller, American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1940

USS Arizona
  • Mr. Henry Landman, American Aviation Machinist's Mate Second Class from Michigan, USA working aboard the ship "USS Arizona" when she sunk during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on 7th December 1941, he died in the sinking [4]


  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
  2. ^ https://forebears.io/netherlands/surnames
  3. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  4. ^ Pearl Harbour: USS Arizona Casualties List Pearl Harbour December 7, 1941. (Retrieved 2018, July 31st). Retrieved from http://pearl-harbor.com/arizona/casualtylist.html


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