Meaning and Origin of: Linder

Family name origins & meanings

  • Swedish : ornamental name from lind ‘lime tree’ + either the German suffix -er denoting an inhabitant, or the surname suffix -ér, derived from the Latin adjectival ending -er(i)us.
  • English (mainly southeastern) : variant of Lind 2.
  • German : habitational name from any of numerous places called Linden or Lindern, named with German Linden ‘lime trees’.