The ancestral home of the Leibrant 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).
Early Origins of the Leibrant family
The surname Leibrant 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.
Early History of the Leibrant family
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Leibrant 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.
Early Notables of the Leibrant family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Leibrant family to the New World and Oceana
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.
Contemporary Notables of the name Leibrant (post 1700)
- Karen Leibrant, American politician, Representative from Washington 2nd District, 1992, 1996