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landy History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: English , Italian


The name landy is from the ancient Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name was given to a person who was a person or officer who was in charge of washing. Occupational names that were derived from the common trades of the medieval era transcended European cultural and linguistic boundaries.


Early Origins of the landy family


The surname landy was first found in Devon where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

Early History of the landy family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our landy research.
Another 82 words (6 lines of text) covering the year 1086 is included under the topic Early landy History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

landy Spelling Variations


Sound was what guided spelling in the essentially pre-literate Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Also, before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Therefore, spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the landy family name include Landry, Landray, Landrey, Laundry and others.

Early Notables of the landy family (pre 1700)


More information is included under the topic Early landy Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the landy family to Ireland


Some of the landy family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the landy family to the New World and Oceana


For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, the Canadas, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Investigation of the origins of family names on the North American continent has revealed that early immigrants bearing the name landy or a variant listed above:

landy Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Landy, who arrived in New York in 1837
  • Bridget Landy, who settled in Boston in 1847
  • James Landy, who arrived in New York in 1876

landy Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Captain Landy, who arrived in Quebec in 1814
  • Joanna Landy, who settled in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1842
  • Joanna Landy, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1842
  • James Landy, who settled in Toronto in 1871

Contemporary Notables of the name landy (post 1700)


  • Thomas F. Landy, American politician, Burgess of Shamokin, Pennsylvania, 1953-56 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • James Landy (1813-1875), American Democrat politician, U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 3rd District, 1857-59 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • David P. Landy, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 26th District, 1982 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Avrom Landy, American politician, Candidate for New York State Senate 4th District, 1941 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Sandra Landy (1938-2017), née Ogilvie, English women's world championship contract bridge player
  • Landy Mattison (b. 1983), American soccer defender

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Citations


  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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