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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • French : probably from a short form of a Germanic personal name such as Alibert, or otherwise from the Latin personal name Libertus.
  • Dutch and North German : from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements liub ‘beloved’, ‘dear’ + hard ‘brave’, ‘strong’. Compare Liebert.

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