Lynden History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Lynden family

The surname Lynden was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in Utrecht, a city and capital of the province of Utrecht. The ramparts of this ancient city were destroyed in 1830. The Domkerk(1254) is on the site of the original church of St.Willibrord in 720. In the crypt are the hearts of Conrad II(1039) and Henry V(1125) two German Emperors. The Museum is notable for its relics and artifacts. Its tumultuous history was strongly influenced by religious conflict. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

Early History of the Lynden family

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Lynden Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Lynden, Lyndene, Lyndenes, Lyndens, Lyndenn, Lynnden, Lyndden, van Lynden, Lyndon, Lyndan, van der Linden, Linden, Lindon and many more.

Early Notables of the Lynden family (pre 1700)

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United States Lynden migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lynden Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Arthur Lynden, who settled in Iowa in 1855
  • John Lynden, who settled in Illinois in 1875
Lynden Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Hulda Lynden, who settled in Seattle in 1917

Contemporary Notables of the name Lynden (post 1700) +

  • Lynden Sparhawk, American art director who was active in the late 1940s to the mid 1950s


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