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Liebe Name Meaning

German: variant of Lieb 1. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Liebe ‘love’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Lieb, Lieber, Liese, Liebel, Riebe, Linde, Bieber, Liber, Riese, Ibe

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Where is the Liebe family from?

You can see how Liebe families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Liebe family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Liebe families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Liebe family living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Liebe's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Liebe families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Liebe surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Liebe ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Liebe. 31% of Liebe men worked as a Farmer and 23% of Liebe women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Liebe were Farm Laborer and Housewife.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    31%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Salesman
    17%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    23%
  • Clerk
    14%
  • Trained Nurse
    14%
  • Housewife
    14%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Liebe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Liebe census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Liebe. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 9,000 military records available for the last name Liebe. For the veterans among your Liebe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Liebe lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Liebe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Liebe in 1960 was 60, and 78 in 2004.

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