Landry Family History

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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


Similar surnames: Laundry, Andry, Gundry, Lander, Baldry, Mondry, Lando, Land, Sandy

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Landry Family Origin

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Landry Family Occupations

What did your Landry ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Landry. 22% of Landry men worked as a Laborer and 6% of Landry women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Landry were Salesman and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    22%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Carpenter
    5%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    6%
  • Housekeeper
    6%
  • Stenographer
    5%
  • Housewife
    5%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Landry Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 196,000 census records available for the last name Landry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Landry census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 19,000 immigration records available for the last name Landry. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 31,000 military records available for the last name Landry. For the veterans among your Landry ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Landry Life Expectancy

What is the average Landry lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Landry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Landry in 1942 was 43, and 74 in 2004.

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