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Origins of the Babb surname

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About the Babbs

We have a total number of 10112 records for people with the last name Babb.

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Where do most Babbs live?

In 1921, most Babbs lived in South West.

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Interesting facts about Babbs

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 8,470 records for the Babb surname. The oldest one dates back to 1538.

Who were Babbs most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Babb first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Babbs

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Babbs in 1921




Domestic Servant


General Servant Domestic




Common Male occupations for Babbs in 1921
Farm Hands


Agricultural Labourer




General Labourer


Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers


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