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The surname Lindahl is derived from the German word "linde" meaning lime tree. It was a topographic name for someone who lived near a lime tree. There are also several places named for this word, especially in northern Germany, and as such people may have adopted the habitation name as a surname. There are several Swedish compound names, created ornamentally from the root "Lind," they include Lindberg, Lindström, Lindbloom and others.

Lindahl Early Origins




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Lindahl Spelling Variations


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Lindahl Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Lindros and others.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lindahl Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Carl Johan Lindahl, aged 23, landed in America in 1854
  • Johan Lindahl, aged 22, landed in America in 1854
  • Johannes Johnsson Lindahl, aged 38, arrived in America in 1854

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Contemporary Notables of the name Lindahl (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Lindahl (post 1700)



  • Margaretha Lindahl (b. 1974), Swedish two-time gold medalist curler, two-time World Champion
  • Sven Lindahl (b. 1937), Swedish journalist, songwriter, radio and television presenter
  • Rut Hedvig Lindahl (b. 1983), Swedish professional football goalkeeper
  • Cathrine Lindahl (b. 1970), born Cathrine Norberg, a Swedish four-time gold medalist curler, two-time World Champion
  • Erik Lindahl (1891-1960), Swedish economist, Professor of Economics at Uppsala University (1942-1958)
  • Nick Lindahl (b. 1988), Australian professional tennis player, ranked No. 830 as of August 2010

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Lindahl Historic Events


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Lindahl Historic Events




RMS Titanic

  • Miss Agda Thorilda Viktoria Lindahl (d. 1912), aged 25, Swedish Third Class passenger from Stockholm who sailed aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking

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Lindahl Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    2. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    3. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    4. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    6. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    9. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    10. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
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    The Lindahl Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lindahl 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.

    This page was last modified on 29 January 2015 at 19:28.

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