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Multiple Origins for the Surname landry


French


The majestic country of France is the ancestral homeland of the distinguished surname landry.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 landry is derived from the ancient Greek name Andreas, which means manly.

landry Early Origins



The surname landry 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.

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landry Spelling Variations


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landry Spelling Variations



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

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landry Early History


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landry Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our landry research. Another 203 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1789, 1330 and 1404 are included under the topic Early landry History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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landry Early Notables (pre 1700)


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landry Early Notables (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 landry 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:

landry Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • James Landry, who arrived in Georgia in 1738
  • Francis Landry, aged 6, arrived in Massachusetts in 1755
  • John Landry, aged 3, arrived in Massachusetts in 1755
  • John Landry, aged 39, arrived in Massachusetts in 1755
  • Jolour Landry, who landed in South Carolina in 1755
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

landry Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Baptiste Landry settled in New Orleans La. in 1820
  • G Landry, aged 28, landed in New Orleans, La in 1830

landry Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Guillaume Landry arrived in Quebec in 1659 from Perche, on the southern borders of Normandy

landry Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Claude Landry arrived in Quebec in 1743 from Ile-de-France
  • Paul Landry, who arrived in Quebec in 1766-1767
  • Pierre Landry, who arrived in Quebec in 1766-1767
  • Rene Landry, who landed in Quebec in 1766-1767
  • Jermain Landry, who landed in Quebec in 1766-1767
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name landry (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name landry (post 1700)



  • Wilfred Landry, American Democrat politician, Mayor of Biddeford, Maine, 1937-40; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1940, 1944
  • Peter J. Landry, American Democrat politician, Candidate for New Hampshire State House of Representatives from Laconia 5th Ward, 1956
  • Rebecca Landry, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 2004
  • Paul O. Landry, American politician, Mayor of Klamath Falls, Oregon, 1953-56
  • Paul B. Landry Jr., American Democrat politician, Member of Louisiana State House of Representatives, 1950
  • Patrick E. Landry, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Senator from Louisiana, 2002; Independent Candidate for Governor of Louisiana, 2003
  • Joseph E. Landry, American Republican politician, Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives 78th District, 1978
  • Joseph Aristide Landry (1817-1881), American politician, Member of Louisiana State House of Representatives, 1840; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 2nd District, 1851-53
  • Ferdinand E. Landry, American Democrat politician, Candidate for New Hampshire State House of Representatives from Nashua 2nd Ward, 1938
  • George A. Landry, American politician, Village President of LaGrange Park, Illinois, 1935
  • ... (Another 19 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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landry Historic Events


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landry Historic Events




Halifax Explosion

  • Mrs. Annie  Landry (1894-1917), Canadian resident from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the Halifax Explosion on 6th December 1917
  • Mr. Michael  Landry (1894-1917), Canadian resident from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the Halifax Explosion on 6th December 1917
  • Master Clarence  Landry (1916-1917), Canadian resident from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the Halifax Explosion on 6th December 1917

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Suggested Readings for the name landry


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Suggested Readings for the name landry



  • The Book of Landry by Nora Lee Clouatre Pollard.
  • Grandpa with a Stick by Norma Pontiff Evans.

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landry Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    2. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    3. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    4. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    8. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    11. ...

    The landry Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The landry 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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