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Gender: Male Meaning of Linden: "linden tree hill" Origin of Linden: Variation of Lyndon

The name Linden is a boy's name meaning "linden tree hill". Linden and is often added to lists like Tree Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".

From the experts:

The graceful, natural image of the verdant shade tree transcends any connection with President Johnson.

A sturdy tree that can live for centuries, Linden was actually quite a popular boys' name from the 1930s to the 1960s--as was the presidential spelling Lyndon--but has now become unisex.

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Famous People Named Linden

(Clarence) Linden Garnett Ashby, American actor
Linden Stanley Blue, American aviation executive
(Truman) Linden Chiles, American actor
Linden Dalecki, American children's author
Linden Keith King, American NFL football player
Linden MacIntyre, Canadian journalist and author
Linden Porco, Canadian actor
Linden Rowat, Canadian hockey player
Linden Soles, Canadian TV anchor

Pop Culture References for the name Linden

Linden Ashby, main character in the Chemical Garden Trilogy by Lauren DeStefano
Linden, city in New Jersey
Sarah Linden, main character in The Killing, an American crime drama television series.