The Liebolt surname was created from a Germanic personal (first) name, in turn derived from the words " leud," or "liut," meaning "people," or "tribe" and "bald," meaning "brave;" or perhaps derived from the German word "lieb," meaning "beloved."
Early Origins of the Liebolt family
The surname Liebolt was first found in Lausitz, Silesia
, where there is a place named Liebel.
Early History of the Liebolt family
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Liebolt Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Liebolt, Liebol, Liebl, Liebel, Liebelt and others.
Early Notables of the Liebolt family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Liebolt family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jacob Liebolt, who arrived at Philadelphia in 1754; Maria Eva Liebel, who arrived in America in 1754; Johann Liebel, a mercenary from the American Revolution, who remained in America, on record in 1782.
Contemporary Notables of the name Liebolt (post 1700)
- Frederick Lee Liebolt (1905-1996), American Professor of Medicine at Columbia University and orthopaedic surgeon