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GenderMasculine
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.LAN-dən
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Meaning & History

From a surname which was derived from an Old English place name meaning "long hill" (effectively meaning "ridge"). Use of the name may have been inspired in part by the actor Michael Landon (1936-1991).
VariantsLanden, Langdon
DiminutiveLanny

Categories

actors, athletes, earth, landforms, place names, sizes, surnames
Entry updated October 11, 2012   Contribute