Meaning and Origin of: Cobb

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Hebrew : The supplanter

Family name origins & meanings

  • 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 ofJacob.