Origin of the name LIOBA.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name LIOBA.
LIOBA.m. German name,
derived from the vocabulary word lieb, meaning "love."
Usage: Germany, Lithuania, Switzerland.
LIOBA.f. Anglo-Saxon name, derived from the vocabulary word leof,
meaning "love." Also see Liuba.
... In the time of Boniface the
most important of all the double houses seems to have been Wimborne, and
of its organisation a detailed account has been preserved in the life of
the nun Lioba. It is believed to have been founded by two
sisters, Cuthburga and Cnburga, daughters of Cnred, King of
Wessex... (Transactions of the Royal Historical Society, 1899)