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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


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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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Citations



    Other References

    1. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    2. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    3. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    4. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    10. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
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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 26 December 2013 at 18:20.

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