The Lindenman 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 Lindenman family
The surname Lindenman 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 Lindenman family
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Lindenman Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Lindemann, Lindeman, Lindman, Lindermann and many more.
Early Notables of the Lindenman family (pre 1700)
Notables with the name Lindenman 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 Lindenman Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Lindenman family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jan Lindeman, who came to Germantown, Pennsylvania in 1698; Burckhard Lindeman came to Philadelphia in 1753; and Jacob Lindeman came in 1740. Many bearers of the name Lindemann emigrated to Texas in the 1840s and 1850s, including Johann Lindemann with his wife Eva Ockner and seven children, Heinrich Lindemann, and Andreas Lindemann. Christian Lindner came to Philadelphia in 1751.