When Jonathan Webb was born on 13 October 1710, in Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Peter Webb Sr., was 52 and his mother, Amee Hayden, was 38. He died on 12 October 1711, in his hometown, at the age of 0.
English: occupational name for a weaver, from early Middle English webbe (Old English webba (masculine) or webbe (feminine), probably used of both male and female weavers). This word survived into Middle English long enough to give rise to the surname, but was already obsolescent as an agent noun; hence the secondary forms with the agent suffixes -er and -ster (see Webster , Webber and compare Weaver ).
Americanized form of various like-sounding Jewish (Ashkenazic) surnames, cognates of 1, including Weber and Weberman.
History: Richard Webb, a Lowland Scot, was an admitted freeman of Boston in 1632, and in 1635 was one of the first settlers of Hartford, CT.
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