Lieber History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The prestigious surname Lieber comes from the ancient Jewish culture. This surname is a nickname surname, which comes from the broad category of hereditary surnames. In the Middle Ages, it became necessary to adopt a second name, or surname, because people were moving closer together in towns and cities, and it was becoming difficult to identify people with the same first names. The surname Lieber is a nickname, which comes from the Yiddish word lib, which means dear or beloved. It was generally given to someone who was amiable.

Lieber Ranking

In the United States, the name Lieber is the 15,439th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]

United States Lieber migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lieber Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Elisabeth Lieber, who settled in Carolina in 1743
  • William Lieber and Johann Wilhelm Lieber, who settled in Philadelphia in 1754
  • Johan Wilhelm Lieber, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1754 [2]
  • Adam Lieber, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1770 [2]
Lieber Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • H Lieber, who landed in North America in 1832-1849 [2]
  • Hanna Lieber, who arrived in North America in 1832-1849 [2]
  • Andrew Lieber, who arrived in New York in 1834 [2]
  • Joh Lieber, who landed in America in 1854 [2]
  • Ferdinand Lieber, aged 18, who arrived in New York in 1854 [2]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Lieber (post 1700) +

  • Richard Lieber (1869-1944), German-born, American businessman, known as the father of the Indiana state parks system
  • Steve Lieber (b. 1967), American comic book illustrator, winner of the Eisner Award in 2000
  • Paul Lieber, American stage, television, and film actor, best known for his role as Eric Dorsey in the television series Barney Miller in 1980
  • Rochelle Lieber, American Professor of Linguistics at the University of New Hampshire
  • Sally Lieber (b. 1961), American politician, Democratic California State Assembly member
  • Jeffrey Lieber, American screenwriter for both television and film
  • Larry D. Lieber (b. 1931), American comic book artist and writer, younger brother of Marvel's publisher Stan Lee
  • Lillian R. Lieber (1886-1986), American mathematician and author
  • Jonathan Ray Lieber (b. 1970), American former Major League Baseball pitcher who played from 1994 to 2008
  • Charles M. Lieber (b. 1959), American chemist and pioneer in the field of nanoscience and nanotechnology, awarded the ACS Award in Pure Chemistry (1992), Feynman Prize in Nanotechnology, World Technology Award (2003, 2004) and the Wolf Prize in Chemistry (2012)
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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  2. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8) on Facebook