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What does Webb mean?

Webb Pronunciation of Webb [webb] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Webb is "weaver". Occupational name used mostly in the 19th century. Actors Clifton Webb, Jack Webb.

Associated with: old english, occupational, 19th century.


Webb has 3 variants: Web, Weber and Webster.

Creative forms:
(male) Waibb, Whibb, ..

(female) Weer, Weia, ..

Middle name pairings:
Webb Aarush (W.A.), ..

How popular is Webb?

Webb is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#137 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Webb reached its apex position of #725 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Webb name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Webb outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. The only other popular varying form of Webb is Webster. These relations of Webb were popular in the 1880s (usage of 0.02%), but now, the form Webster has become less stylish.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Webb, Webster in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Webb and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Webb is pronounced similarly to Ab, Abbe, Abe, Aube, Eb, Ebbe, Ib and Weeb. Other suggested similar names are Cobb, Gibb, Robb, Tabb, Welby, Wes and West. These names tend to be more frequently used than Webb.

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