The Lindman 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.
The surname Lindman 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.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lindman research.Another 257 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1520, 1562, 1563, 1650, 1705, 1760, 1836, 1842, 1852, and 1873 are included under the topic Early Lindman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Notables with the name Lindman 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 Lindman Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.