Landa Family History
Landa Name Meaning
Basque: topographic name from landa ‘(large) field prairie’. There is a place of this name in Araba/Álava province Basque Country (Spain) and the surname may also be a habitational name from this place. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads in southwestern Norway so named from the plural of land ‘land territory’ (see Land ). Czech: from a short form of the personal name Mikulanda a derivative of Mikuláš Czech form of Greek Nikolaos (see Nicholas ). Polish: nickname for a persistent and irritating person from a derivative of the dialect verb landzić ‘to ask persistently; badger someone’. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Landau .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022