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.