Lieb Family History
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Lieb Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a pleasant or agreeable person, from Middle High German liep ‘dear’, ‘beloved’; Yiddish lib or German lieb. This word was also used as a personal name, both alone (German) and in compounds (German and Jewish). German (of Slavic origin): from a short form of the various compound Slavic personal names formed with lubo- ‘love’ as the first element.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Leeb, Lier, Loeb, Bien, Ries, Lien, Liebe, Lins, Lies, Riebe