Lande Family History
Lande Name Meaning
Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads so named from either the dative singular or the plural form of land (see Land ). German: from the old personal name Lando a short form of ancient Germanic names formed with lant ‘land’ (see Land ). French: topographic name for someone living on a heath moor French lande (from Gaulish landa ‘space land’) or a habitational name from any of numerous minor places called La Lande from this word. Compare Lalande . Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): Yiddish variant of Landau .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press