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Webster Name Meaning

English (chiefly Yorkshire, Lancashire, and the Midlands) and Scottish: occupational name for a weaver, early Middle English webber, agent derivative of Webb.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Webber, Weber, Gerster, Leister, Weisser, Jester, Fenster, Pester

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Webster Family Origin

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Webster Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • School

    7%
  • Student

    5%
  • Going To School

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Webster family was Going To School. The most common Webster occupation in Canada was Farmer. 31% of Webster's were Farmers. Farmer, School and Student were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Webster.

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Webster Historical Records

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Webster Life Expectancy

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