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Where did the German Lindbeck family come from? What is the German Lindbeck family crest and coat of arms? When did the Lindbeck family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Lindbeck family history?The surname Lindbeck is a local surname, derived from a nearby feature of the physical geography where the original bearer lived. This name is a topographic surname, as opposed to a habitation surname which is derived from an already existing place name. The Lindbeck family name is derived from the German word "linde," which means "lime tree," and "berg," which means "hill." The original bearer was named for his proximity near a hill crowned by lime trees.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Lindenberg, Lindenborg, Lindburgh, Lindbergh, Lindburg, Lyndberg, Lynderberg, Lyndburg, Lynderburg, Lintberg, Lindtberg, Lindtburg, Lindberger, Lindburger and many more.
First found in Saxony, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lindbeck research. Another 232 words(17 lines of text) covering the year 1574 is included under the topic Early Lindbeck History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Lindbeck Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Georg Ernst Lindenberger, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1752. George Lindberger arrived in Philadelphia in 1802; T.E. Lindenberger in San Francisco in 1856.
The Lindbeck Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lindbeck Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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