Given Name LIBERTY

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: LIB-ər-tee  [details]

Meaning & History

Simply from the English word liberty, derived from Latin libertas, a derivative of liber "free". Interestingly, since 1880 this name has charted on the American popularity lists in three different periods: in 1918 (at the end of World War I), in 1976 (the American bicentennial), and after 2001 (during the War on Terrorism).

Sources & References

  • Cleveland Kent Evans, The Great Big Book of Baby Names (2006)

Categories

blue, colors, freedom, virtues, word names
Entry updated October 11, 2012