Last name origins & meanings:
- French: topographic name from an adjectival derivative of
terre ‘land’, denoting someone who lived and worked on the
land, i.e. a peasant. It is Americanized frequently as Landers,
and occasionally as Farmer.
- A Therrien or Terrian from Normandy, France, also called <xref>Duhaime</xref>, is
recorded in Trois-Rivières, Quebec, in 1667.
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