Meaning and Origin of: Landry

Girl name origins & meanings

  • English : Rough road

Boy name origins & meanings

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

Family name origins & meanings

  • 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.