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What does Landis mean?

Landis Pronunciation of Landis [lan-dis] as a boys' name is of Middle English origin. Landis is a variant form of Lander (Middle English). Occupational name: possibly "laundryman".


Landis has 1 variant: Landiss.

4 more related forms via Lander: Land, Landers, Landor and Landry.

Creative forms:
(male) Lasdis, ..

(female) Lanis, Lanliz, ..

Middle name pairings:
Landis Caius (L.C.), ..

How popular is Landis?

Landis is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#1792 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Landis was first listed in 1920-1929 and reached its highest position of #1560 in the U.S. in the 1940s, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Landis name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Landis outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Landry (#858 from current records) is the only other popular alternative form of Landis. These relations of Landis were favored by parents in the year 2012 (median #1333) and are somewhat less widespread today (#1429, down 26.3%). Landry has generally been a favorite of parents.

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Addis, Aineis, Aldis, Caddis, Callis, Dandie, Dennis, Eldis, Enis, Enneis, Ennis, Fenris, Francis, Gaddis, Geddis, Innis, Ioanis, Ioannis, Jarvis, Lad, Ladd, Laddey, Laddie, Ladle, Laikin, Lance, Landan, Landen, Landin, Lando, Landon, Landyn, Lang, Langden, Langdon, Lanier, Lannie, Lantz, Lanzo, Larkin, Larrin, Lars, Laud, Laurie, Laurits (see Lawrence), Lawrie, Leandre, Leandros, Lenci, Lewis, Lexis, Liander, Lidio, Linder, Lindo, Lindon, Lindsy, Lindy, Linnie, Linos, London, Lonnie, Luis, Lyndon, Lyndsie (see Lindsay), Odis, Paris, Parris, Randi, Randie, Sandie, Tandie, Tannis, Tavis and Yannis. These names tend to be more commonly used than Landis.