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 Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Landry name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Landry. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • France

    36%

  • England & Wales

    28%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    16%

  • Germanic Europe

    4%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    2%

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Landry Family Origin

Where is the Landry family from?

Landry Family Occupations

What did your Landry ancestors do for a living?

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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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    21%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Landry ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Landry Historical Records

What Landry family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 196,000 census records available for the last name Landry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Landrycensus 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Landry

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Landry ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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