Lindahl History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

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 Spelling Variations

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

Lindahl Ranking

In the United States, the name Lindahl is the 9,540th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]

United States Lindahl migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lindahl Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Carl Johan Lindahl, aged 23, who landed in America in 1854 [2]
  • Johan Lindahl, aged 22, who landed in America in 1854 [2]
  • Johannes Johnsson Lindahl, aged 38, who arrived in America in 1854 [2]

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

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 [3]

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  2. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  3. ^ Titanic Passenger List - Titanic Facts. (Retrieved 2016, July 13) . Retrieved from on Facebook