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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.

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

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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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  • 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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    Other References

    1. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    2. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    3. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    4. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    5. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    6. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    7. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    8. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    9. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    10. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
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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.

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