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From liberty. As an American surname, often a translation of French Canadian LaLiberté. Doublet of Liberdade. As an American surname, a surname taken up by freed slaves.

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Liberty (countable and uncountable, plural Libertys)

  1. A surname.
    1. A surname from French.
    2. A freed slave surname originating as an occupation.
  2. A unisex given name
    1. A female given name from English.
      • 1985 Anne Tyler, The Accidental Tourist, →ISBN, page 171:
        Then last came Liberty. What a name, Mason always thought. It was an invention of her mother's―a flighty woman who had run away from Porter with a hippie stereo salesman eight and a half years ago and discovered immediately afterward that she was two months pregnant.
    2. A male given name from English.
  3. A placename:
    1. A town, the county seat of Union County, Indiana, United States.
    2. A city, the county seat of Casey County, Kentucky, United States.
    3. A town, the county seat of Amite County, Mississippi, United States.
    4. A city, the county seat of Clay County, Missouri, United States.
    5. A city, the county seat of Liberty County, Texas, United States
    6. A number of townships in the United States, listed under Liberty Township.

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