Lindeman History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Lindeman surname is derived from one of several place names Linde, as well from the Linden near Hannover, and was no doubt originally used to describe someone who came from one of these places.

Early Origins of the Lindeman family

The surname Lindeman was first found in the Lower Rhine, where this family became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Chronicles first mention a Hermann Lindeman of Hanover in 1335, Henczel unter der Lynden of Freiberg (Saxony) in 1383, Hannus von der Linde in 1440, Jacob Lindner of Tirol in 1348, and Johann van Lynder of the lower Rhine in 1528.

Early History of the Lindeman family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lindeman research. Another 257 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1520, 1562, 1563, 1650, 1705, 1760, 1836, 1842, 1852, and 1873 are included under the topic Early Lindeman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Lindeman Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Lindemann, Lindeman, Lindman, Lindermann and many more.

Early Notables of the Lindeman family (pre 1700)

Notables with the name Lindeman during this period were Michael Lindener (1520-1562), who was a strolling scholar and schoolmaster in Nuremberg, Ulm, and Augsburg, where he was finally executed for murder. Otto zur Linde (1873-1938) was a...
Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lindeman Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Lindeman migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lindeman Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Jan Lindeman, who settled in Germantown, Pennsylvania in 1698
Lindeman Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Jacob Lindeman, who settled in Philadelphia in 1740
  • Henrich Lindeman, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1740 [1]
  • Justus Lindeman, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1740 [1]
  • Nicholas Lindeman, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1751 [1]
  • Burckhard Lindeman, who settled in Philadelphia in 1753
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Lindeman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • C Lindeman, aged 39, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1807 [1]
  • John Herman Lindeman, aged 29, who landed in Missouri in 1840 [1]
  • Herman Lindeman, aged 35, who landed in Missouri in 1848 [1]
  • Charles Lindeman, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1850 [1]
  • August Lindeman, who landed in America in 1855 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Lindeman (post 1700) +

  • James William "Jim" Lindeman (b. 1962), American former Major League Baseball player who played from 1986 to 1994
  • Eduard C. Lindeman (1885-1953), American educator, best known for his book, The Meaning of Adult Education
  • Ole Andreas Lindeman (1769-1857), Norwegian musician, organist, composer and music educator
  • Ludvig Mathias Lindeman (1812-1887), Norwegian composer and organist
  • Kurt Lindeman (b. 1932), Finnish fencer and modern pentathlete at the 1952 and 1960 Summer Olympics
  • Jan Christiaan Lindeman (1921-2007), Dutch botanist
  • Fredrik Otto Lindeman (b. 1936), Norwegian linguist
  • Bert-Jan Lindeman (b. 1989), Dutch professional road bicycle racer
  • Dr. Henry J Lindeman (1811-1881), Australian founder of Lindeman's Wines Ltd in New South Wales, Australia in 1843


  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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