Last name: LANDER

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LANDER : This last name is indexed 69,261 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

LANDER : 1: German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic or status name from Middle High German lant German Land ‘land territory’ (see Land 1). Compare Landmann.2: German: topographic name from Middle High German lander ‘picket fence’.3: German: from the personal name Lanther see Landherr 1.4: Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from either of two places called Landau (see Landau) Lande in Yiddish.5: Dutch: habitational name for someone from the Westland in South Holland.6: English: variant of Lavender.7: Americanized form (translation into English) of French Terrien ‘owner of a farmland’ or of its altered form Therrien. Compare Farmer.

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