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Early Origins of the Lindemuth family

The surname Lindemuth was first found in Hessen, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always prominent in social affairs, the name became an integral part of that turbulent region as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the Feudal System and the nation. Chronicles first mention Hainrich der Lind in Constance in 1254. Literally this meant Hainrich the "tender" or "good-hearted," and Lind became the shortened form of the full name "Lindemuth" (Lindt and Lind are to be distinguished from the name "Linde" which comes from "Linden" meaning "lime tree").

Early History of the Lindemuth family

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Lindemuth Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Lindemuth family

Prominent figures of the time who bore the name Lindemuth were Anton Franz Hermann Lindt, a general in the Saxon army, who was ennobled in 1780. He was born in Frankfurt a.M. but moved with the family to Dresden. In 1784 he became general-inspector of the infantry, and in 1799 General of...
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United States Lindemuth migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lindemuth Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Johann Michael Lindemuth, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1752
  • Johan Michael Lindemuth, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1752 1
Lindemuth Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Gottfried Lindemuth, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1806
  • Gottfried Lindemuth, aged 23, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1806 1

Contemporary Notables of the name Lindemuth (post 1700) +

  • Jahna Lindemuth (b. 1969), American current nominee for Alaska Attorney General (2016)

The Lindemuth Motto +

The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Sub Manu Solius Dei
Motto Translation: Under the hand of the kingdom of God.

  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) on Facebook