Linda Family Crest, Coat of Arms and Name History
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The surname Linda acquired from the German word “linde” meaning lime tree. It was a geographic name for someone who resided near a lime tree. There are also several places named for this word, especially in northern Germany, and as such people may have picked the habitation name as a surname. There are many Swedish compound names, formed ornamentally from the root “Lind,” they include Lindberg, Lindstrom, Lindbloom and much more. Some of the people with the surname Linda who arrived in the United States in the 19th century included Henry Linda, who arrived in Tippecanoe County, Ind in 1842.
Blazons & Genealogy Notes
First notation: 1559 W polu czerwonym ostrzew lipy złota, w skos z pięcioma takimiż listkami, dwoma od spodu, trzema od g”ry. Klejnot: dwie gałązki lipy, złote, z prawej z trzema takimiż listkami, z lewej – z dwoma.