The Lieberman family finds its ancestral home that ancient basin that fed the Elbe, Rhine, Wesser, and Danube rivers. In that area, Lieberman evolved as a German nickname
for a person known "of a pleasant disposition."
Early Origins of the Lieberman family
The surname Lieberman was first found in Pomerania, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. The original, literal meaning of "Liebermann" was "one of pleasant disposition," but later came to represent many different branches of a powerful family. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.
Early History of the Lieberman family
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Lieberman Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Liebman, Liebmann, Leibman, Leibmann, Liebermann, Leeberman, Leebermen, Libermen, Leverman (North Germany), Levermann, Liebersohn, Lieberson, Lieberherr, Lieberkuehn, Leverkuehn and many more.
Early Notables of the Lieberman family (pre 1700)
Prominent bearers of the name Lieberman at this time were Georg Matthias von Liebermann (18th century), of the von Sonnenberg line, who became first lieutenant in the Austrian
army and Lord of Wettschuetz. His... Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lieberman Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Lieberman family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Lieberman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Ludwig Lieberman, who settled in Philadelphia in 1860
- George J Lieberman, who arrived in Mississippi in 1883 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
Lieberman Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Abraham Lieberman, aged 16, who settled in America from Liverpool, in 1905
- Abram Lieberman, aged 18, who emigrated to the United States from Bidortek Russia, in 1906
- Anietta Lieberman, aged 11, who settled in America, in 1907
- Aron Lieberman, aged 35, who emigrated to the United States from Ostrove, Russia, in 1907
- Beile Lieberman, aged 36, who landed in America from Rosicze, Russia, in 1907
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Contemporary Notables of the name Lieberman (post 1700)
- Evelyn May Simonowitz Lieberman (1944-2015), American public affairs professional, White House Deputy Chief of Staff in 1996
- Nancy Elizabeth "Lady Magic" Lieberman (b. 1958), American gold and two-time silver medalist basketball player, member of the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame
- Robert Lieberman (b. 1947), American-born, Canadian director of movies and television series
- Joseph Isadore "Joe" Lieberman (b. 1942), American politician, senior United States Senator from Connecticut
- Robert H. Lieberman, American novelist, film director, and a long-time member of the Physics faculty at Cornell University
- Laurence James Lieberman (b. 1935), American poet and professor
- Herbert Henry Lieberman (b. 1933), American mystery/crime novelist and playwright
- Jeff Lieberman (b. 1947), American film director and writer
- Zachary Lieberman, American artist and computer programmer
- Lori Lieberman (b. 1951), American singer
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Lieberman Family Crest Products
- ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)