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Landis Surname History

The Landis family is believed to have been one of the early Amish or Mennonite Church founders in Lancaster CountyPennsylvania. It is also believed that the Landis family founded LandisvillePennsylvania.

The Landis family is believed to have originated from Sweden and to have immigrated to the United States of America settling in various parts of Pennsylvania.

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Landis Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

The Landis family is originally from Switzerland.

Landis Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Landis come may come from a profession, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Many of these profession-based family names may be a profession in another language. Because of this it is useful to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many names like Landis come from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so forth. Commonly these names relate to a religious expression such as "Lamb of God".

Landis Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

Landis is also known to be spelled as Landes.

Last names similar to Landis

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