Lieberson History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The Lieberson family finds its ancestral home that ancient basin that fed the Elbe, Rhine, Wesser, and Danube rivers. In that area, Lieberson evolved as a German nickname for a person known "of a pleasant disposition."
Early Origins of the Lieberson family
The surname Lieberson was first found in Pomerania, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. The original, literal meaning of "Liebermann" was "one of pleasant disposition," but later came to represent many different branches of a powerful family. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.
Important Dates for the Lieberson family
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Lieberson Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Liebman, Liebmann, Leibman, Leibmann, Liebermann, Leeberman, Leebermen, Libermen, Leverman (North Germany), Levermann, Liebersohn, Lieberson, Lieberherr, Lieberkuehn, Leverkuehn and many more.
Early Notables of the Lieberson family (pre 1700)
Prominent bearers of the name Lieberson at this time were Georg Matthias von Liebermann (18th century), of the von Sonnenberg line, who became first lieutenant in the Austrian army and Lord of Wettschuetz. His...
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Migration of the Lieberson family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: August and Jacob Liebermann, who came to Texas in 1846. Ludwig Lieberman came to Philadelphia in 1860; while Tobias Liebermann came in 1876; Frederick Liebmann came to Philadelphia in 1855.
Contemporary Notables of the name Lieberson (post 1700)
- Stanley Lieberson (1933-2018), Canadian-born American sociologist from Montreal, Quebec, Fellow to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, President of the American Sociological Association
- Goddard Lieberson (b. 1911), American vice-president and director of CBS. Inc. in New York City in 1956 and president of CBS records since 1973. He was also the founder of the American Composer's Alliance
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