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The ancestral home of the Leibrand surname appears to be Würtemburg, where the name has been found since ancient times. The name derives from "Liutbrand" from "liut," meaning "people," and "brand," which was a flaming sword. The name first became well known through Liutbrand, King of the Lombards (712-744).

Leibrand Early Origins



The surname Leibrand was first found in Würtemburg, where the ancestors of the bearers of this family name lived from ancient times. There is early record of a bishop of Cremona, known as "Lütbrand" in Villingen in 1439. He was a chronicler of his times.

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Leibrand Spelling Variations


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Leibrand Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Leiprecht, Leibbrand, Leipprand, Leibfahrt, Leibrandt, Leibrant, Leibrand, Liebrandt, Liebrant, Liebrand, Leibert, Leibrant, Leiprant, Leubert, Lueprecht, Lueprecht, Luprecht, Leubrecht, Leibrecht, Luebrecht, Lubrecht and many more.

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Leibrand Early History


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Leibrand Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Leibrand research. Another 154 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1706 and 1745 are included under the topic Early Leibrand History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Leibrand Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Leibrand Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Leibrand Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Andrew Leibrandt, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1809; Friedrich Leibbrand, who left Wuerttemberg for North America in 1817; Anna Elisabeth Leibbrand, who settled in North America in 1817.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Leibrand (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Leibrand (post 1700)



  • Karl K. Leibrand (1902-1967), American Republican politician, Bay County Circuit Court Commissioner, 1935-36; Bay County Prosecuting Attorney, 1939-42; Circuit Judge in Michigan 18th Circuit, 1944-53; Delegate to Michigan State Constitutional Convention from 24th Senatorial District, 1961-62
  • Gottlob C. Leibrand, American politician, Farmer-Labor Candidate for justice of Michigan State Supreme Court, 1935; Farmer-Labor Candidate for Michigan State Attorney General, 1936

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    7. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    8. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    10. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
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    The Leibrand Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Leibrand 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 3 November 2017 at 13:15.

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