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What does the name "Landis" mean?

Landis (American): Highwayman

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

L is for love, your love of life!

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

D is for dependable, on you I can rely.

I is for interest, you show in others.

S is for select, as few are chosen.

Your name in reverse order is "Sidnal". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Alnsdi". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

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


Want to know about the populiarty of Landis? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,307 babies born with the name Landis in the United States. That's more than enough Landis to occupy the territory of Norfolk Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 2,302 (as of August 9, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1907 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Landis" was in 2006 with a total of 39 babies.

According to the 1929 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the 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 1929. Across the entire United States a total of only 10 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Landis popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Landis in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south? Search for the name to check your answer!

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