Landry - Meaning of Landry
[ 2 syll. lan-dry, la-nd-ry ] The baby boy name Landry is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being more common. Its pronunciation is LAENDRiy- or LahNDRIY- †. Landry is used predominantly in the English and French languages, and its origin is Old French and French. From French roots, its meaning is powerful ruler.
Landry is a variant of the name Lander (English).
Landry is somewhat popular as a baby name for boys. The name's popularity has been rising since the 2000s; before that, it was of irregular use only. At the modest peak of its usage in 2012, 0.017% of baby boys were given the name Landry. Its ranking then was #669. In 2018, its usage was 0.012% and its ranking #924, and it was the most commonly used out of all boy names in its group. Though Landry is currently more often than not a girl name, there was a period from 2010 to 2013 when more boys were given the name. From 2014 on, increasingly more girls than boys were named Landry. In 2017, 39% more girls than boys were given the name Landry.
† Pronunciation for Landry: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"