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Type Surname (from location)
Other Forms FormsLand, Landé

Meaning & History

French: topographic name for someone living on a heath, lande (from Gaulish landa ‘space’, ‘land’), or a habitational name from any of numerous minor places named La Lande from this word.
Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads, so named from either the dative singular or the plural form of land.
Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): Yiddish variant of Landau.
Added 6/10/2016 by LMS
Edited 6/10/2016 by LMS