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Leberd Early Origins



The surname Leberd was first found in Midlothian where they held a family seat from early times, soon after the Norman Conquest in 1066 A.D.

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Leberd Spelling Variations


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Leberd Spelling Variations



During the era when a person's name, tribe and posterity was one of his most important possessions, many different spellings were found in the archives examined. Leberd occurred in many references, and spelling variations of the name found included Libberton, Liberton, Lyberton, Lybberton, Libbertoun, Libertoun, Lybertoun, Lybbertoun, Lebirton and many more.

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Leberd Early History


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Leberd Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Leberd research. Another 283 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1405, 1425 and 1603 are included under the topic Early Leberd History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Leberd Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Leberd Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Leberd Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Gradually becoming disenchanted with life in Ireland many of these uprooted families sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlanti c. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of illness and the elements, were buried at sea. In North America, early immigrants bearing the family name Leberd, or a spelling variation of the surname include: D. Libberton who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1796.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    2. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    3. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    5. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    6. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    7. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    10. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
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    The Leberd Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Leberd Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 13 March 2014 at 13:38.

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