The majestic country of France is the ancestral homeland of the distinguished surname landrie.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 landrie is derived from the ancient Greek name Andreas, which means manly.
Early Origins of the landrie family
The surname landrie 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 landrie family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our landrie research.Another 203 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1789, 1330 and 1404 are included under the topic Early landrie History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
landrie Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Landry, Landres, Landre, Landrey, Landrie and others.
Early Notables of the landrie 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... Another 35 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early landrie Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the landrie family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
landrie Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
- Mr. Mitchel Landrie U.E. who settled in Elizabeth Town [Elizabethtown], Leeds County, Ontario c. 1784 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
Contemporary Notables of the name landrie (post 1700)
- Dr. Chad L. Landrie, American Organic Chemist and Educator at Oakton Community College
- James G. Landrie, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 1st District, 1952 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
- Victor Landrie, Canadian Directors Guild of Canada Award winning assistant director and actor, known for American Pie Presents: The Book of Love (2009), Smokin' Aces 2: Assassins' Ball (2010) and So Weird (1999)