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What does the name Webb mean?

The origin of the Webb surname is English and Scottish. It is believed to be occupational, deriving from the Middle English 'webbe/webba' (weaver), as seen in the Canterbury Tales. The surname Webb would be given to those who worked with and wove cloth, and their descendants.

The earliest occurrence of the Webb surname in our family history documents is from 1451, and we currently have 2,090,736 records where Webb appears.

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