Meaning and Origin of: Landry

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First name origins & meanings:

  • English : Rough road
  • Middle English : Occupational name meaning “landowner”; also place name: Lander, Wyoming
  • French : Entrepreneur

Last name origin & meaning:

  • French (also English, imported to Britain by the Normans) : from the Germanic personal name Landric, a compound of land ‘land’ + rīc ‘powerful’, ‘ruler’.
  • The name has been recorded in Quebec City since 1659, taken there from Perche, France. In LA, Landry families of Acadian origin are numerous.