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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 Early Origins




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Lindholm Spelling Variations


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Lindholm Spelling Variations



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

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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
  • P A Lindholm, who landed in Mississippi in 1886

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Contemporary Notables of the name Lindholm (post 1700)


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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

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Lindholm Family Crest Products


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Lindholm Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    2. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    3. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    4. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    5. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    6. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    7. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    8. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    9. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    10. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
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    The Lindholm Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lindholm Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 8 December 2013 at 11:00.

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