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Landry is a French and English name that means “powerful ruler”. While Landry was once masculine it has become common as a feminien name as well in recent decades. Landry is an interesting name worth a second look for any baby.

Meaning of the name Landry:

French, English: powerful ruler

Origin of the name Landry:

Landry is a unisex baby name of French and English origin meaning “powerful ruler”. Landry comes from the name Landric.

Symbolism of the name Landry:

Landry is a regal, royal name. A powerful ruler is associated by symbols such as crown, sword, scepter, and thrones.

Style of the name Landry:

traditional

Gender of the name Landry:

Landry is a name for boys and girls.

Pronunciation of the name Landry:

LAN-dree

Number of syllables in the name Landry:

two

Emotion evoked from the name Landry:

Landry evokes feelings of compassion and strength.

Alternative spellings for the name Landry:

Landree, Lindry, Landrey

Nicknames for the name Landry:

  • Lan
  • Lenny
  • Land
  • Dre
  • Andy
  • Ell

Popularity of the name Landry:

According to the Social Security Administration, Landry is a popular unisex baby name. As a girl’s name Landry first entered the top 1000 baby names in 2014 and peaked at #776 in 2018. As a boy’s name Landry first entered the top 1000 baby names in 2010 and peaked at #668 in 2012.

Related names for the name Landry:

Great middle names for the name Landry and their meanings:

Boys:

  • Emmett (universal)
  • Wyatt (brave in war)
  • Sawyer (woodcutter)
  • Beau (handsome)
  • Nash (by the ash tree)
  • Emerson (son of Emery)
  • Rufus (red-head)
  • Thaddeus (gift of God)

Girls:

Famous people with the name Landry:

  • Landry Allbright (American actress)
  • Landry Bender (American actress)
  • Landry Fields (American basketball player)
  • Landry Jones (American football player)

Landrys in popular culture:

  • Landry Clark (television, “Friday Night Lights”)
  • Landry (video game, “Hustle Cat”)
  • Landry (media, Sanrio toys)
  • Landry du Lauzon (television, “Knightfall”)