Lind Family History
Lind Name Meaning
Scandinavian English and Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived by a lime tree Scandinavian and Middle English lind. As a Swedish name it is often of ornamental origin. North German and Danish: habitational name from any of various places called with Lind ‘lime tree’. South German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a gentle mild tolerant man from Middle High German lint linde Yiddish lind ‘gentle mild’. Yiddish (Ashkenazic): variant of Linde .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022