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The Liebmann family finds its ancestral home that ancient basin that fed the Elbe, Rhine, Wesser, and Danube rivers. In that area, Liebmann evolved as a German nickname for a person known "of a pleasant disposition."

Liebmann Early Origins



The surname Liebmann 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.

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Liebmann Spelling Variations


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Liebmann 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.

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Liebmann Early History


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Liebmann Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Liebmann research. Another 259 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1790, 1803, 1791 and 1840 are included under the topic Early Liebmann History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Liebmann Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Liebmann Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent bearers of the name Liebmann 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 Liebmann 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Liebmann Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • August Liebmann, who arrived in New York, NY in 1850
  • Frederick Liebmann came to Philadelphia in 1855

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    3. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    10. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    11. ...

    The Liebmann Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Liebmann 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 11 November 2014 at 09:54.

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