Landis

First Name
2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
19k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Landis

"Landis" is a name of American origin, and it means "Highwayman". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

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Notable Persons Named Landis

Landis was born on August 31st, 1919 in Cincinnati. He breathed his last breath on March 18th, 1991.

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Landis was born on August 6th, 1960.

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Landis was born on October 5th, 1926. He breathed his last breath on November 17th, 2007.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Landis

John Landis is an actor, director, producer, and screenwriter. John was given the name John David Landis on August 3rd, 1950.

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Max Landis is a screenwriter and film director. He was most active from 2005 to present. Max was born as the child of John Landis and Deborah Nadoolman Landis on August 3rd, 1985 in Beverly Hills, California.

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Carole Landis was an actress, singer, and actor. She was most prominent from 1937 to 1948. Carole was given the name Frances Lillian Mary Ridste on January 1st, 1919 in Fairchild, Wisconsin, U.S. She died on July 5th, 1948.

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Floyd Landis is a cyclist. Floyd was born on October 14th, 1975 in Farmersville, Pennsylvania, U.S.

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Kenesaw Mountain Landis was a Commissioner of Baseball, Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, and United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Kenesaw was born on November 20th, 1866 in Millville, Ohio, U.S. He passed away on November 25th, 1944.

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She was most prominent from 1930 to 1971. Jessie was given the name Jessie Medbury on November 25th, 1896 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. She passed away on February 2nd, 1972.

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How popular is the baby name Landis in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1907 6 0 6
1910 5 0 5
1912 6 0 6
1913 7 0 7
1914 7 0 7
1915 13 0 13
1916 17 0 17
1917 14 0 14
1918 13 0 13
1919 12 0 12
1920 23 0 23
1921 18 0 18
1922 17 0 17
1923 21 0 21
1924 28 0 28
1925 11 0 11
1926 22 0 22
1927 17 0 17
1928 9 0 9
1929 10 0 10
1930 14 0 14
1931 9 0 9
1932 12 0 12
1933 9 0 9
1934 11 0 11
1935 25 0 25
1936 11 0 11
1937 7 0 7
1938 13 0 13
1939 14 0 14
1940 18 0 18
1941 20 0 20
1942 18 5 13
1943 28 6 22
1944 13 0 13
1945 33 5 28
1946 29 5 24
1947 35 6 29
1948 26 0 26
1949 18 0 18
1950 29 6 23
1951 27 0 27
1952 24 12 12
1953 25 6 19
1954 34 5 29
1955 17 0 17
1956 26 0 26
1957 19 0 19
1958 11 0 11
1959 19 0 19
1960 23 0 23
1961 15 0 15
1962 12 0 12
1963 18 0 18
1964 25 0 25
1965 12 0 12
1966 11 0 11
1967 11 0 11
1968 17 0 17
1969 19 0 19
1970 24 0 24
1971 18 0 18
1972 16 0 16
1973 14 0 14
1974 15 0 15
1975 7 0 7
1976 17 6 11
1977 12 0 12
1978 29 5 24
1979 29 0 29
1980 13 0 13
1981 26 6 20
1982 19 0 19
1983 23 5 18
1984 31 5 26
1985 25 0 25
1986 32 8 24
1987 38 9 29
1988 38 7 31
1989 34 10 24
1990 31 5 26
1991 26 0 26
1992 26 9 17
1993 33 8 25
1994 18 0 18
1995 25 6 19
1996 25 5 20
1997 39 11 28
1998 36 14 22
1999 18 0 18
2000 34 7 27
2001 32 5 27
2002 32 10 22
2003 34 15 19
2004 36 7 29
2005 32 0 32
2006 44 5 39
2007 43 10 33
2008 42 9 33
2009 36 8 28
2010 29 0 29
2011 35 5 30
2012 37 0 37
2013 32 0 32
2014 39 5 34
2015 20 0 20
2016 34 0 34

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Popularity of Landis as a first name

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Popularity of Landis as a last name

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Common last names for Landis

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  • Davis
  • Jones
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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Landis U.S.
  White 94.41% 64.26%
  African American 1.73% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.53% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.35% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.45% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.55% 16.26%

Of Last Name Landis

People with the last name Landis are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Landis

  • How Popular is the name Landis? Landis is the 5,981st most popular name of all time. As a last name Landis was the 1,912th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Landis have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,361 babies born with the first name Landis in the United States. That's more than enough people named Landis to occupy the territory of Norfolk Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 2,302 (as of August 9, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Landis? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1907 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Landis first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Landis is Thursday, September 30th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Landis born? The highest recorded use of the first name Landis was in 2006 with a total of 39 babies.
  • Random Landis Factoid: According to the 1924 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Landis is not a popular baby boy's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, only 5 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 1924.
  • Weird things about the name Landis: Your name in reverse order is Sidnal. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aldnis. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Landis? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 18,826 people with the last name Landis.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Landis? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 6 of them will have Landis as their last name.

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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