of uncertain origin; possibly a topographic name from Middle High German le- (genitive le-wes) ‘hill’, or a northern nickname for a brave or healthy man, from Middle Low German le-bar(e) ‘leopard’. Compare Lebert.
Early Origins of the Leber family
The surname Leber was first found in Stuttgart.
Early History of the Leber family
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^ 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)