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What does Landers mean?

Landers Pronunciation of Landers [lan-ders] as a name for boys is of Middle English origin. Landers is an alternate spelling of Lander (Middle English). Occupational name: possibly "laundryman".


5 related forms via Lander: Land, Landis, Landiss, Landor and Landry.

Creative forms:
(male) Linders, Lynders, ..


Middle name pairings:
Landers Francesco (L.F.), ..

How popular is Landers?

Landers is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#1802 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Landis and Landry (#858 in 2015) are the prominent alternative forms of Landers (not ranked). Other variants, like Landor, are seldom used. These forms of Landers reached the peak of their popularity less than a decade ago (adoption of 0.02%) and are somewhat less widespread today (adoption 0.01%, down 26.3%). Landry has generally been popular among parents. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Landis, Landry in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Landers and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Anders, Flinders, Gunners (see Gunther), Laddey, Ladell, Lambert, Lance, Landan, Landbert (see Lambert), Landen, Landin, Lando, Landon, Landyn, Lane, Langden, Lange, Lanier, Larrens (see Lawrence), Lars, Laurens, Lavern, Lavrens (see Lawrence), Lawler, Lawyer, Lazer, Leander, Leandre, Leandro, Leandros, Lendell, Lennerd, Levander, Liander, Liandro, Lindberg, Lindel, Lindell, Linden, Linder, Lyndell, Lynden, Lysander, Sander, Sandero, Sanders, Saunders, Sayers, Vander, Winters, Xander and Zander. These names tend to be more frequently used than Landers.