Lindberg History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The surname Lindberg 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 Lindberg 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 Lindberg family

The surname Lindberg 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 Lindberg family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lindberg research. Another 150 words (11 lines of text) covering the year 1574 is included under the topic Early Lindberg History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Lindberg 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 Lindberg family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Lindberg Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Lindberg Ranking

In the United States, the name Lindberg is the 3,462nd most popular surname with an estimated 9,948 people with that name. [1]


United States Lindberg migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lindberg Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Carl Johann Lindberg, aged 21, who arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1831 [2]
  • L P Lindberg, aged 38, who arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1835 [2]
  • Lars Peter Lindberg, aged 38, who landed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1835 [2]
  • P Lindberg, aged 39, who arrived in New York in 1843 [2]
  • Mr. Lindberg, who arrived in Texas in 1846 [2]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Lindberg (post 1700) +

  • Charles Augustus Lindberg (1902-1974), American aviator who made the first non-stop flight across the Atlantic Ocean in 1925
  • William James Lindberg (1904-1981), American jurist, Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington (1951–1971)
  • John Lindberg (b. 1959), American jazz double-bassist
  • David R. Lindberg (b. 1948), American malacologist and professor of integrative biology at the University of California, Berkeley
  • Lester L. "Bud" Lindberg (1911-1988), American professional basketball player
  • David C. Lindberg (1935-2015), American historian of science
  • George Wakem Lindberg (b. 1932), American jurist, Senior United States federal judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • Edward "Ed" Ferdinand Jacob Lindberg (1886-1978), American gold medalist athlete in 4 × 400 m relay at the 1912 Summer Olympics
  • Erik Magnus Lindberg (1952-2019), Swedish musician, singer and composer
  • Bengt Fredrik Lindberg (b. 1986), Swedish five-time gold medalist curler
  • ... (Another 9 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Grover Shoe factory
  • Miss Hannah Lindberg, American employee of the Grover Shoe factory in Brockton, Massachusetts on 20th March 1905 when the boiler exploded and collapsed the wooden building; she died [3]


Suggested Readings for the name Lindberg +

  • Prairie Memories: (Lindberg, Lindbergh families) by Algot R. Swanson.
  • Yesterday, a History of Norwegian Ancestry (Lindberg Family) by Evelyn Hoff.

  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
  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. ^ California Digital Newspaper from 21st March 1905 (retrieved on 5th August 2021.) Retrieved from https://cdnc.ucr.edu/?a=d&d=SFC19050321.2.19&e=-------en--20--1--txt-txIN--------1


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