Lindholm History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The surname Lindholm 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.

Lindholm Spelling Variations

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

United States Lindholm migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lindholm Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Gustav Lindholm, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1878 [1]
  • P A Lindholm, who landed in Mississippi in 1886 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Lindholm (post 1700) +

  • Eric Evert Lindholm (1890-1957), Swedish track and field athlete at the 1912 Summer Olympics
  • Ola Henrik Lindholm (b. 1970), Swedish television personality
  • Elias Lindholm (b. 1994), Swedish professional ice hockey player
  • Peter "Peja" Rutger Lindholm (b. 1970), Swedish curler, three-time world champion skip
  • Ralf-Henrik ”Dave” Lindholm (b. 1952), Finnish guitarist and singer-songwr
  • Henna Lindholm (b. 1989), Finnish ice dancer
  • Sebastian "Basti" Lindholm (b. 1961), Finnish rally driver
  • Tommy Lindholm (b. 1947), Finnish former footballer
  • Wilhelm Adolf Lindholm (1874-1935), Russian malacologist

  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
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