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The nationality of Cobb may be very difficult to determine because countries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Cobb may be in dispute as result of whether the name originated organically and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of family names that are based on professions, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the surname "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).

Cobb Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Cobb come may come from a trade, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these trade-based family names may be a profession in a different language. Because of this it is useful to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many names like Cobb originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Often these surnames relate to a religious phrase such as "From the ash tree".

Cobb Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Cobb were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Cobb. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Cobb last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Surnames like Cobb change in their spelling as they travel across tribes, family branches, and countries over time.

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