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

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Lieb Family Origin

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Lieb Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Baker

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lieb. The most common Lieb occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Lieb's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lieb family was Keeping House.

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Lieb Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Lieb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Lieb in 1944 was 35, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lieb

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