Lindau History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Lindau family

The surname Lindau was first found in Austria, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

Early History of the Lindau family

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Lindau Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Lindau, Lindaur, Lindaurer, Lindauer, Linduer and many more.

Early Notables of the Lindau family (pre 1700)

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United States Lindau migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lindau Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Joh Heinr Lindau, who landed in America in 1783 [1]
Lindau Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Ed Lindau, who landed in New York, NY in 1849 [1]
  • Henry Lindau, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1855 [1]
  • Lambert Lindau, who arrived in New York from Bremen in 1864

Canada Lindau migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lindau Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • Karl Adolf Geor Von Lindau, a German mercenary who settled in Quebec after fighting in the American Revolutionary War

Contemporary Notables of the name Lindau (post 1700) +

  • Rudolf Lindau (1829-1910), German author
  • Paul Lindau (1839-1919), German writer


  1. ^ 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)


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