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Gender: M Meaning of Landry: "ruler" Origin of Landry: French and English Landry's Popularity in 2016: #805

St. Landry was a seventh century bishop of Paris, founder of the city's first hospital. The name is more familiar in recent years thanks to legendary Dallas Cowboys coach Tom Landry, an association that makes this a sports hero name, as well as a thoroughly masculine one. Landry is also in use for girls in the US. Landry is one of the oldest surnames in France, dating back to the medieval period, and is particularly popular among Cajun-Americans. It has been on the Social Security list since 2010.

Ali Landry is an actress and model who won the 1996 Miss USA competition.

Famous People Named Landry

Landry Fields, American basketball player
Landry Jones, American football player

Pop Culture References for the name Landry

Landry Clark, character on TV's Friday Night Lights
A medieval name, brought to England by the Normans but ultimately of Germanic origin, literally 'land-powerful'. Saint Landry (d. ca. 660), or Landericus, was the bishop of Paris who founded Paris's first hospital, an institution that still exists today under the name Hotel-Dieu.
Landry, character in the game "Hustle Cat"

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