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

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Lieb Family Origin

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Lieb Family Occupations

What did your Lieb ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Doctor U S A Citizen Private Means and Boarding House were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Lieb. 15% of Lieb men worked as a Doctor U S A Citizen Private Means and 12% of Lieb women worked as a Boarding House. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lieb were Ladies Presser and Ladies Tailoring

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Doctor U S A Citizen Private Means
    15%
  • Foreman Tailor
    15%
  • Hotel Waiter
    15%
  • Ladies Presser
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Boarding House
    12%
  • French Catizen
    12%
  • Hotel Waitress
    12%
  • Ladies Tailoring
    12%

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

Lieb Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Lieb. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lieb census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Lieb. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Lieb. For the veterans among your Lieb ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lieb Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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