The Liebman family finds its ancestral home that ancient basin that fed the Elbe, Rhine, Wesser, and Danube rivers. In that area, Liebman evolved as a German nickname
for a person known "of a pleasant disposition."
Early Origins of the Liebman family
The surname Liebman 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.
Early History of the Liebman family
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Liebman 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 Liebman family (pre 1700)
Prominent bearers of the name Liebman 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... Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Liebman Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Liebman family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Liebman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Edward Liebman, aged 20, who landed in Texas in 1873 CITATION[CLOSE]
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)
Contemporary Notables of the name Liebman (post 1700)
- Max Liebman (b. 1902), American television producer and director. He introduced many later-to-be-famous actors and actresses to the Broadway stage
- Emmanuel Liebman (b. 1925), American attorney