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Webb, Beatrice Webb, Martha Beatrice Potter Webb(noun)
English writer and a central member of the Fabian Society (1858-1943)
Webb, Sidney Webb, Sidney James Webb, First Baron Passfield(noun)
English sociologist and economist and a central member of the Fabian Society (1859-1947)
An English and Scottish occupational surname for a weaver.
Origin: From wabjan (whence also Old High German weppi, Old Norse vefr) from webʰ-. The Indo-European root is also the source of English wasp, due to the insect's woven nests.
Webb is the northernmost town in Herkimer County, New York, United States. The town is named after William Seward Webb, President of the Raquette Lake Transportation Company, the Fulton Chain Railway Company, Fulton Navigation Company, and the Mohawk and Malone Railway; his railroads were instrumental in opening the Adirondacks to the tourism rush of the mid- to late 19th century. The Adirondack Scenic Railroad traverses the town.
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