Landis Family History
Landis Name Meaning
Swiss German and South German: nickname for a highwayman or for someone who lays waste to the land Middle High German landoese. The surname of Swiss German origin is also found in France (Alsace) where it is rare. Compare Landes and Lantis . Americanized form of German Landers Alternatively an altered form of Landers Compare Landess .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022