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6/22/2014, 3:48 PM Beautiful Victory
8/22/2012, 7:59 AM anonymous

Name Livengood
Type Surname
Usage German
Other Forms FormsLevengood, Leibendgut
Edit Status Statusnot set

Meaning & History

The surname LIVENGOOD is the Americanized version of Leibendgut. Leibengut is Swiss-German in origin. It has been written as Livengood and Levengood in America. Records show the family name back to 1550, in Aarwangen, Canton of Berne, Switzerland. The name, Livengood, can be found in Switzerland today. The surname is believed to come from the saying "Mein leib und mein guts..." meaning "My life and my goods..."
Added 8/22/2012 by anonymous