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Meaning and Origin of: Cobb

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Hebrew : The supplanter

Last name origin & meaning:

  • English (mainly Dorset; also East Anglia) : from the Middle English byname or personal name Cobbe, Cobba, or its Old Norse cognate Kobbi, which are probably from an element meaning ‘lump’, used to denote a large man.
  • English (mainly Dorset; also East Anglia) : from a reduced form of Jacob.