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Gender: Male Meaning of Webb: "weaver" Origin of Webb: English occupational name

The name Webb is a boy's name of English origin meaning "weaver". Webb and is often added to lists like Cool Boys’ Names—Rare, Unique and Unusual and discussed in our forums with posts like "Ammy's Generation CAF 28.7.2016".

From the experts:

This pleasant single-syllable surname might be especially appealing to someone involved with the internet (and who isn't?)--even if some others might see it as a drawback.

Webb is one of those names that was well used at the end of the nineteenth century--it was Number 567 in 1880--and then completely vanished. One possible namesake is the Honky Tonk singer Webb Pierce.

Webb is much more visible as a surname, some notable bearers being actors Jack, Clifton, Chloe and Veronica, jazz musician Chick, and British reformer Beatrice.

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Famous People Named Webb

(James Frederick) Webb Simpson, American golfer
(Michael) Webb Pierce, American country music singer
William Webster "Webb" Franklin, U.S. Congressman from Mississippi
Webb Gillman, British WWI general
Webster Lee "Webb" Hubbell, American lawyer and aide to President Bill Clinton
Wilbert Carl "Webb" Schultz, American baseball player
Webster Clay "Webb" Ball, American founder of the Ball watch company
(James) Webb Cook Hayes, American soldier and cofounder of Union Carbide
Webb Miller, American journalist and war correspondent
Webb Seymour, 10th Duke of Somerset
Webb Wilder, stage name of John McMurry, American rock singer
Clifton Webb, American actor
Jack Webb, American actor
Lavell Webb, American rapper

Pop Culture References for the name Webb

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