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Landry Family History

Landry Name Meaning
French (also English, imported to Britain by the Normans): from the Germanic personal name Landric, a compound of land ‘land’ + ric ‘powerful’, ‘ruler’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

1,670,292 Historical Documents with Landry on Ancestry.com
191,361 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
31,392 Military Records
16,891 Immigration Records
194,739 Census and Voter Lists
1,235,909 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Landry Families

  • Number of Landry families
     698 - 1,393
     233 - 697
     1 - 232
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Landry families
     34 - 65
     12 - 33
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Landry last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Landry census records

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Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

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Landry Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Landry families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Landry Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Landry families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Landry

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Landry Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Landry census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Landry ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Landry Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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