Show ContentsLieberman History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The prestigious surname Lieberman 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 Lieberman is a nickname, which comes from the Yiddish word lib, which means dear or beloved. It was generally given to someone who was amiable.

Lieberman Ranking

In the United States, the name Lieberman is the 4,571st most popular surname with an estimated 7,461 people with that name. [1]

United States Lieberman migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lieberman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Ludwig Lieberman, who settled in Philadelphia in 1860
  • George J Lieberman, who arrived in Mississippi in 1883 [2]
Lieberman Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Abraham Lieberman, aged 16, who settled in America from Liverpool, in 1905
  • Abram Lieberman, aged 18, who immigrated to the United States from Bidortek Russia, in 1906
  • Anietta Lieberman, aged 11, who settled in America, in 1907
  • Aron Lieberman, aged 35, who immigrated to the United States from Ostrove, Russia, in 1907
  • Beile Lieberman, aged 36, who landed in America from Rosicze, Russia, in 1907
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Lieberman (post 1700) +

  • Marc Frank Lieberman (1949-2021), American ophthalmologist and humanitarian
  • Evelyn May Simonowitz Lieberman (1944-2015), American public affairs professional, White House Deputy Chief of Staff in 1996
  • Nancy Elizabeth "Lady Magic" Lieberman (b. 1958), American gold and two-time silver medalist basketball player, member of the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame
  • Robert Lieberman (b. 1947), American-born, Canadian director of movies and television series
  • Joseph Isadore "Joe" Lieberman (b. 1942), American politician, senior United States Senator from Connecticut
  • Robert H. Lieberman, American novelist, film director, and a long-time member of the Physics faculty at Cornell University
  • Laurence James Lieberman (b. 1935), American poet and professor
  • Herbert Henry Lieberman (b. 1933), American mystery/crime novelist and playwright
  • Jeff Lieberman (b. 1947), American film director and writer
  • Zachary Lieberman, American artist and computer programmer
  • ... (Another 5 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

  1. "What are the 5,000 Most Common Last Names in the U.S.?".,
  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