Meaning and Origin of: Lande

Family name origins & meanings

  • French : topographic name for someone living on a heath, lande (from Gaulish landa ‘space’, ‘land’), or a habitational name from any of numerous minor places named La Lande from this word.
  • Norwegian : habitational name from any of several farmsteads, so named from either the dative singular or the plural form of land (see Land 3).
  • Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) : Yiddish variant of Landau.