Liubartas

Liubartas_King_Galicia-VolhyniaGender: Masculine
Origin: Lithuanian
Meaning: “one who stops fights; peace-keeper.”

The name is composed of the Lithuanian elements liautis meaning “to stop” and barti meaning “fight.” Hence the name would roughly translate as meaning “peace-keeper.” The name was borne by Liubartas (d.1384) of Volhynia-Galicia. He was the son of Gedminas, Grand Duke of Lithuania and took the Christian name Dmitry. He built the famed Lubart Castle in Lutsk Ukraine. Other forms of the name include the German Lubart and the Ukrainian Lubko (LOOP-ko). The feminine form is Liubartė.