Babb Surname Origin
(Latin / Greek) A diminutive of Barbara = Stranger, foreigner. (Origin English) the Anglo-Saxon personal name Babba of obscure origin, but perhaps, due to child-speech, and therefore connected with 'babe'.
Source: Surnames of the United Kingdom, A Concise Etymological Dictionary; Henry Harrison; Vol.1 & 2.; The Eaton Press, 190 Ebury Street, London, S.W; 1912.
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