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

Lendres Early Origins



The surname Lendres 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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Lendres Early History


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Lendres Early History



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

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Lendres Spelling Variations


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Lendres Spelling Variations



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

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Lendres Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lendres 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 Lendres 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 or some of its variants were: Abraham and Marguerite Landry who settled in Oxford Maryland in 1763; along with Alexandre, Amant, Anne, and Anastasie Landry; Claude Landry arrived in Quebec in 1743 from Ile-de-France.

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