Lind Family History
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Lind Name Meaning
Scandinavian, English, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name for someone who lived by a lime tree, Middle English lind. As a Jewish and Swedish name, it is often of ornamental origin. South German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a gentle, tolerant man, from Middle High German lint, linde ‘gentle’, ‘mild’. North German and Danish: habitational name from any of various places named with Lind ‘lime tree’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Linde, Wind, Kind, Land, Lund, Linn, Rind, Lins, Blind, Lint