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Lindgren History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The surname Lindgren is derived from the German word "linde" meaning lime tree. It was a topographic name for someone who lived near a lime tree. There are also several places named for this word, especially in northern Germany, and as such people may have adopted the habitation name as a surname. There are several Swedish compound names, created ornamentally from the root "Lind," they include Lindberg, Lindström, Lindbloom and others.

Early Origins of the Lindgren family



Lindgren Spelling Variations


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

Migration of the Lindgren family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lindgren Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Johan Fredrik Lindgren, aged 25, who landed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1835 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Lars Nilsson Lindgren, aged 38, who arrived in Savanna(h), Georgia in 1850 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • A C Lindgren, aged 21, who arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1850 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • T E Lindgren, aged 30, who arrived in New York in 1850 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Nils Caris Lindgren, aged 21, who arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1850 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Lindgren (post 1700)


  • Jon Lindgren (b. 1939), American politician and professor, Mayor of Fargo, North Dakota (1978-1994), an advocate for LGBT rights
  • Jacob Stephen Lindgren (b. 1993), American Minor League Baseball pitcher
  • Gerald "Gerry" Paul Lindgren (b. 1946), American track and field runner
  • Charles Magnus Lindgren (1819-1879), Swedish born, American shipping executive
  • James Lindgren (b. 1952), American professor of law at Northwestern University [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    James Lindgren. (Retrieved 2011, January 18) James Lindgren. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Lindgren
  • Erik Lindgren (b. 1954), American composer and keyboards player [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Erik Lindgren. (Retrieved 2011, January 18) Erik Lindgren. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erik_Lindgren
  • Kjell Norwood Lindgren (b. 1973), American flight surgeon and NASA astronaut candidate [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    NASA Astronauts Homepage. (Retrieved 2011, January 18) Kjell Lindgren. Retrieved from http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/lindgren-kn.html
  • Mats Anders Lindgren (b. 1974), former Swedish professional ice hockey forward
  • Peter Lindgren (1915-1981), Swedish actor [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Peter Lindgren. (Retrieved 2011, January 18) Peter Lindgren. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Lindgren_%28actor%29
  • Astrid Anna Emilia Lindgren (1907-2002), Swedish author and screenwriter [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Astrid Lindgren. (Retrieved 2010, September 27) Astrid Lindgren. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Astrid_Lindgren

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Citations


  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)
  2. ^ James Lindgren. (Retrieved 2011, January 18) James Lindgren. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Lindgren
  3. ^ Erik Lindgren. (Retrieved 2011, January 18) Erik Lindgren. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erik_Lindgren
  4. ^ NASA Astronauts Homepage. (Retrieved 2011, January 18) Kjell Lindgren. Retrieved from http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/lindgren-kn.html
  5. ^ Peter Lindgren. (Retrieved 2011, January 18) Peter Lindgren. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Lindgren_%28actor%29
  6. ^ Astrid Lindgren. (Retrieved 2010, September 27) Astrid Lindgren. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Astrid_Lindgren

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