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What does Landor mean?

Landor Pronunciation of Landor [lan-dor] as a name for boys has its root in Middle English. Landor is an alternate spelling of Lander (Middle English). Occupational name: possibly "laundryman".


5 relations via Lander: Land, Landers, Landis, Landiss and Landry.

Creative forms:
(male) Lavdor, Lindor, ..

(female) Laner, Lanon, ..

Middle name pairings:
Landor Quinn (L.Q.), ..

How popular is Landor?

Landor is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#42677 out of 150436, Top 28%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Landis and Landry (#858 a year ago) are the prominent related forms of Landor (not ranked). Other forms, like Landers, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Landor reached its most widespread in 2012 (average #1333) and is somewhat less today. Landry is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns in this compilation. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Landor is pronounced similarly to Leander, Leandre, Liander and Linder. Other recommended names are Andor, Baldor, Ladon, Landan, Landen, Landin, Lando, Landon, Landyn, Langdon, Lanier, Lanzo, Larmor (see Larrimore), Lawlor, Leandro, Leandros, Liandro, Lindo, Lindon, London, Lyndon, Nando, Randon, Sander, Sandor, Vander, Xander and Zander. These names tend to be more commonly used than Landor.