Last name origins & meanings:
- 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 (see Land 3).
(eastern Ashkenazic): Yiddish variant of Landau.
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