in 1066 A.D.
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Although the name, Lebirton, appeared in many references, from time to time, the surname was shown with the spellings Libberton, Liberton, Lyberton, Lybberton, Libbertoun, Libertoun, Lybertoun, Lybbertoun, Lebirton and many more.
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 Atlantic. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of cholera, typhoid, dysentery or small pox. In North America, some of the first immigrants who could be considered kinsmen of the Lebirton family name Lebirton, or who bore a variation of the surname were D. Libberton who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1796.