Boy name origins & meanings
- Old English : Linden tree
- English : Valley of linden trees
Boy name variations
Family name origins & meanings
- Swedish : ornamental name composed of the elements lind‘lime tree’ + -ell, a common suffix of Swedish surnames, from the Latin adjectival suffix -elius.
- English : habitational name from Lindal, Cumbria (formerly in Lancashire) or Lindale, also in Cumbria; both are named from Old Norse lind‘lime tree’ + dalr ‘valley’.