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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Leiber

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  1. plural of Leib

Notable Persons With the Last Name Leiber

Fritz Leiber was a fantasy, horror fiction, and science fiction writer. He was most prominent from 1934 to present. Fritz was given the name Fritz Reuter Leiber, Jr. on December 24th, 1910 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. He breathed his last breath on September 5th, 1992.


Judith Leiber is a hand bag designer. Judith was given the name Judith Peto on January 11th, 1921 in Budapest.


Robert was born on April 10th, 1887. He breathed his last breath on February 18th, 1967.


Justin was born on July 10th, 1938 in Chicago.


Fridolin was born in 1853. He breathed his last breath in 1912.


Fritz, Sr. Leiber was an actor. Their career lasted from 1916 to 1916. Fritz, was given the name Fritz Reuter Leiber, Sr. on January 31st, 1882 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. They left this life on October 14th, 1949.


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Popularity of Leiber as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Leiber U.S.
  White 97.84% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.92% 16.26%

Of Last Name Leiber

People with the last name Leiber are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Leiber

  • How Popular is the name Leiber? As a last name Leiber was the 50,196th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Leiber first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Leiber is Thursday, May 6th, 1909.
  • How unique is the name Leiber? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Leiber. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Leiber: Your name in reverse order is Rebiel. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ebrlie. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Leiber? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 417 people with the last name Leiber.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Leiber? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Leiber as their last name since less than 1 person in 714k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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