Share Which coat of arms or "family crest" is mine? Choose the design you like best, just your ancestors did when they painted these symbols on the shields they carried into battle and displayed in their homes.
Most of these designs were compiled and documented by genealogists and heraldists in large books published in the nineteenth century. These arms were owned by individuals who bore your surname, and were passed down through the generations from father to son, earning the monicker "family crest".
Middlesex; John Webb, Esq. Crest—Out of a ducal coronet or, a demi eagle rising gu. Dorset; granted 17 June, Crest—Out of a ducal coronet a demi eagle displ. Wilts; confirmed by Cooke, Clarenceux. Same Crest as the last. Or, a cross quarterly gu. Crest—A hind's head erased ppr. Crest—A dexter arm embowed, holding an oak branch ppr.
Crest—Out of an Eastern coronet or, a dexter arm erect couped at the elbow, habited az. Or, a cross wavy sa. Crest—A demi eagle displ. Or, a cross sa. Crest—A demi stag springing ar. Crest—The battlements of a tower ar. Crest—A stag lodged ppr. Crest—A broken spear, part in pale and part in saltire ppr. Ulster's Office, , Elizabeth, wife of John Webb, "learned in the law".
Or, on a bend engr. Ulster's Office, , of his dau. Elizabeth, wife of Ambrose Jones, Bishop of Kildare. Suffolk, and grandson of Joseph Antrim Webb, Esq. Quarterly, 1st, vert in chief two garbs or, in base as many sickles In saltire of the last; 2nd, vert a chev. Crest—Out of a ducal coronet or, a demi lion ramp. Erminois a cross couped sa. This occupation involved spinning or weaving cloth, an important job during medieval times and the Middles Ages throughout Europe and Christendom.
The family first held land and titles in Wiltshire. In some cases, it is also an Americanized spelling of several Jewish names ex.
Spelling Variations Some spelling variants or names include Web and Webbe. Names with similar etymologies include Webber, Webster, and Weaver. The name ranks particularly high in the following nine states: In England, it ranks highest in counties Cambridgeshire and Oxfordshire.
In Scotland, the surname Webb ranks highest in Peebleshire. In Wales, it ranks highest in Monmouthshire. In Ireland, it ranks highest in county Dublin. In Northern Ireland, it ranks highest in Armagh.
The name is also present throughout the remainder English speaking world: The book Homes of Family Names by H. Guppy, states the following in regard to this surname: Simon le Webbe was documented in the Munimenta Gildhallae Londoniensis. Early baptisms involving this name include a Mary Webb, daughter of George, at St.
Benet Fink in London in AD. Several generations later came Anne Knight, eldest daughter and co-heir of Reverend Thomas Knight of Joyfields, who was born in She died in His son was also named Thomas. In , he married Anne Elizabeth, child of Reverend Bulkeley Williams of Bemaris, and fathered two children with her: Azure, a cross flory or between the 1st and 4th quarters an eagle displayed and in the 2nd and 3rd a maunch argent.
The battlements of a tower argent, thereon a demi-eagle displayed azure winger vair in the wings a spur gold. In , he married his first cousin, Anne, daughter of William Webb, and assumed the surname of Webb. He died in and was succeeded by his only child, Richard Webb, and Esquire of Donnington Hall who was born in In , he married Frances, third daughter of John George Hannington, and had issue with her: He died in and was succeeded by his eldest son, now of Donnington.
Azure, on a chief gules three mullets or. Sheil, and had four issue with her: Her died in Leake, Esquire of Castle Leake in Tipperary, and had five issue with her: He was a Justice of the Peace, and in , he married Ann Wilhelmina, daughter of Charles Stanley, and had three children with her: Erminois, a cross couped sable, charged with a mullet argent on a chief gules a heron between two crosses-crosslet fitchee of the third.
A demi-eagle displayed gules wings ermnois in the beak of the cross crosslet fitchee or. They were seated at Woodville, Templemore, county Tipperary, Ireland. He married Dau Cloward and had two sons with her: His son Geofrey was born in Stratford, Warwickshire in AD and he married a woman named Julian, having a daughter named Alice and a son named John. John was born in Straford in The following is a pedigree from him: Sir Alexander II came to colonial America.
He died in in Boston, Massachusetts. He married Mary Wilson while in England and had the following issue: He married Elizabeth Gregory and Grace Wilson. He had a son named John.
He had two issue: John and Sarah Price. John, Anna Waite , and Jonathan. His son John was born around and he married Priscilla Bray, having two issue: He had a son who was also named Stephen. This Stephen Webb was born in in Salem, Massachusetts. Stephen Webb was recorded as living in Virginia in February He was under the Muster of Captain Roger Smith who came at the age of Katherin Webb, age 22, came to the Island of Providence island off the coat of Nicaragua aboard the Expectacion in April Edward Webb, age 17, came to St.
Thomas Webb, age 22, came to the Barbados aboard the Falcon in December Anthony Webb of Lanceston, age 20 years old, came to St. Samuel Webb, who owned one slave, was recorded as a land owner in the Barbados in Edward Webb was buried in the parish of St. James in the Barbados in June of In Canada, one of the first settlers bearing this last name was William Webb, a fisherman, who came to Petty Harbour, Newfoundland in In New Zealand, some of the first settlers bearing this name came to the city of Wellington in aboard the Cuba: Charles Frederick, George, William H.
Watson Webb, editor, Conn. Or, a cross quarterly, counterchanged gules and sable. Gules, a cross between four falcons or. Out of a ducal coronet or, a demi-eagle rising gules. Webb, of Rochester, New York. He was educated at Columbia and was a member of the Vermont legislature. In , he married Lila O. Gules, a cross engrailed humettee between our falcons or.