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Libertoun Early Origins



The surname Libertoun 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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Libertoun Spelling Variations


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Libertoun 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. Libertoun 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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Libertoun Early History


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Libertoun Early History



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

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Libertoun Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Libertoun Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Libertoun 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 Libertoun, or a spelling variation of the surname include: D. Libberton who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1796.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Libertoun (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Libertoun (post 1700)



  • William Libertoun, British Educator

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Libertoun Family Crest Products


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Libertoun Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    4. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    5. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    7. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    9. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    10. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
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    The Libertoun Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Libertoun 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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