Lindbeck History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

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.

Early Origins of the Lindbeck family

The surname Lindbeck was 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.

Early History of the Lindbeck family

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Lindbeck Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Lindenberg, Lindenborg, Lindburgh, Lindbergh, Lindburg, Lyndberg, Lynderberg, Lyndburg, Lynderburg, Lintberg, Lindtberg, Lindtburg, Lindberger, Lindburger and many more.

Early Notables of the Lindbeck family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Lindbeck family

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.


Contemporary Notables of the name Lindbeck (post 1700) +

  • Carl Assar Eugén Lindbeck (1930-2020), Swedish professor of economics at Stockholm University

Winter Quarters coal mine
  • Mr. Oscar Lindbeck, who worked in the Winter Quarters coal mine on 1st May 1900, when 10 of the 25lb kegs of black powder exploded; he died in the explosion [1]


  1. ^ Miners killed in Winter Quarters (retrieved 28th July 2021). Retrieved from http://www.carbon-utgenweb.com/miners.html


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