Meaning and Origin of: Linden

Girl name origins & meanings

  • Spanish : Pretty

Girl name variations

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Old English : Linden tree
  • Old English : Linden tree

Family name origins & meanings

  • Dutch, German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic) : variant (plural) of Linde.
  • English : variant spelling of Lindon.
  • Belgian and Dutch (van Linden) : habitational name from places called Linden in Brabant and North Brabant.
  • Dutch (van der Linden) : habitational name from any of numerous places called Ter Linde.
  • Irish : reduced form of McLinden.
  • Swedish (Lindén) : ornamental name from lind ‘lime tree’ + the common suffix -én, from the Latin adjectival ending -enius.