What does Landis mean?
Landis /lan-dis/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Middle English origin. Landis is a variant transcription of Lander (Middle English). Occupational name: possibly "laundryman". Landeis is a familiar surname.
Landis has 1 variant: Landiss.more]
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)
Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of Landis and corresponding names. Landry (#829 the previous year) is the only popular alternative form of Landis (outside Top 1000). This boy name reached the peak of its popularity in the year 2012 (usage of 0.333%) and has become significantly less widespread since (usage 0.171%, down 48.6%). (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
A suggested similar baby name is Landin. Like Landis, this name is not commonly used.