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PRONOUNCED: Lint (German)
OTHER FORMS: Lind Lint
Meaning & History
The Lindt surname comes from an Upper German word "lind," which meant "tender" or "gentle hearted." In some instances, especially in Saxony, the surname evolved from the personal name Lindemuth. In general, the similar phonetic name Linde comes from "Linden," which was a type of tree.
(there is a Swiss Chocolate company called Lindt).