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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 [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)
  • Francis Landry, aged 6, who arrived in Massachusetts in 1755 [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)
  • John Landry, aged 3, who arrived in Massachusetts in 1755 [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)
  • John Landry, aged 39, who arrived in Massachusetts in 1755 [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)
  • Jolour Landry, who landed in South Carolina in 1755 [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)
  • ... (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, who settled in New Orleans La. in 1820
  • G Landry, aged 28, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1830 [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)

landry Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

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

landry Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Claude Landry, who 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)



  • Jeffrey Martin "Jeff" Landry (b. 1970), American former politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Louisiana (2011-2013)
  • LaRon Louis Landry (b. 1984), American football safety for the Indianapolis Colts
  • Dawan Frank Landry (b. 1982), American football strong safety for the New York Jets
  • Gregory Paul "Greg" Landry (b. 1946), former American NFL football player and coach
  • Marcus Landry (b. 1985), American professional basketball player
  • Carl Christopher Landry (b. 1983), American professional basketball player
  • C. Kevin Landry (1944-2013), American financial executive, CEO of TA Associates (1989–2012), Chairman (2007–2012)
  • Thomas Wade "Tom" Landry (1924-2000), American football player and coach inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1990; during his 29 year tenure with the Dallas Cowboys he won two Super Bowl titles, five NFC titles and 13 Divisional titles
  • Ali Landry (b. 1973), American model and actress best known as the 1996 Miss USA
  • Daniel Joseph "Dan" Landry (b. 1970), former American Olympic volleyball player
  • ... (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 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Halifax Explosion Book of Remembrance | Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. (Retrieved 2014, June 23) . Retrieved from https://maritimemuseum.novascotia.ca/what-see-do/halifax-explosion/halifax-explosion-book-remembrance
  • Mr. Michael  Landry (1894-1917), Canadian resident from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the Halifax Explosion on 6th December 1917 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Halifax Explosion Book of Remembrance | Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. (Retrieved 2014, June 23) . Retrieved from https://maritimemuseum.novascotia.ca/what-see-do/halifax-explosion/halifax-explosion-book-remembrance
  • Master Clarence  Landry (1916-1917), Canadian resident from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the Halifax Explosion on 6th December 1917 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Halifax Explosion Book of Remembrance | Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. (Retrieved 2014, June 23) . Retrieved from https://maritimemuseum.novascotia.ca/what-see-do/halifax-explosion/halifax-explosion-book-remembrance

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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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Citations


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Citations



  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)
  2. ^ Halifax Explosion Book of Remembrance | Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. (Retrieved 2014, June 23) . Retrieved from https://maritimemuseum.novascotia.ca/what-see-do/halifax-explosion/halifax-explosion-book-remembrance

Other References

  1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  4. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
  5. 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).
  6. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  9. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
  10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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