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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

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Landry Family Origin

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Landry Family Occupations

What did your Landry ancestors do for a living?

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    21%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, the most common Landry occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Landry's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Landry family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Landry.

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Landry Historical Records

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Landry Life Expectancy

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