The English surname Webber, found mainly in the West Country, is an occupational name for a weaver, derived from the early Middle English term webber. Early examples of the name recording include Clarice Le Webber in 1273, Adam Le Webbe of Essex in the same year, and Hugo Le Webbere in the Subsidy Rolls of Suffolk in 1327. Later recordings are those of John Webber who married Elizabeth Letyll in London in 1524, whilst an important nameholder was John Webber (1750 - 1793), a the famous landscape painter. He was employed as the official artist and draughtsman on Captain Cooks third voyage (1776 - 1780) and later he published etchings of places visited. The coat of arms was granted in Cornwall in 1620. This has the blazon of a silver field, on a chevron engrailed blue, between three hurts, three annulets of silver. Today there are approximately 26,000 bearers of the surname Webber living in The United States.
WEBBER FAMILY CREST CUFFLINKS US$245