Last name: BABB

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Last name frequency

BABB : This last name is indexed 36,392 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

BABB : 1: English (Devon Somerset and Cornwall): from the Middle English personal name Babb(e) usually no doubt a pet form of the female personal name Barbara (see Barbara) but possibly in some cases a survival of the Old English personal name Babba which is found in several placenames including Babbacombe in Devon and Babington in Somerset.2: English (Devon Somerset and Cornwall): from Middle English babe ‘infant young child’ applied as a nickname.3: Americanized form of German Bobb or of some other similar (like-sounding) surname.

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