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landre History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The majestic country of France is the ancestral homeland of the distinguished surname landre.The earliest forms of hereditary surnames in France were the patronymic surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. The patronyms were derived from a variety of given names that were of many different origins. As well as the names of the saints of the Christian Church, many of the most common French surnames are derived from personal names of Germanic origin. The name landre is derived from the ancient Greek name Andreas, which means manly.

Early Origins of the landre family


The surname landre was first found in Lorraine at Barrois, part of the duchy of Bar, which in the Middle Ages was part of the duchy of Lorraine. Landry is now a commune in the Savoie department in the Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France.

Early History of the landre family


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landre Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Landry, Landres, Landre, Landrey, Landrie and others.

Early Notables of the landre family (pre 1700)


Notable in the family name was Geoffrey IV de la Tour Landry (c. 1330-1404), French nobleman from Anjou who fought in the Hundred Years War. He wrote Livre pour l'enseignement de ses filles ("The Book...
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Migration of the landre family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

landre Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Joseph Landre, who arrived in Massachusetts in 1755-1768 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Digue Landre, who landed in Maryland in 1763 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

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  1. ^ 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)

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