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Loeb History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


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Early Origins of the Loeb family


The surname Loeb was first found in Devon or Oxfordshire. Lobb is a hamlet in the parish of Great Haseley, poor-law union of Thame, hundred of Ewelme in Oxfordshire, [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
and Lobb is also a small village in west Devon, near Saunton. [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Barber, Henry, British Family Names London: Elliot Stock, 62 Paternoster Row, 1894. Print.

It is generally thought that the name was a nickname for someone who was a "clumsy fellow" from the English word "lobb." [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
Harrison, Henry, Surnames of the United Kingdom: A Concise Etymological Dictionary Baltimore: Geneological Publishing Company, 2013. Print
[4]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
"In Somersetshire the last person in a race is called the lob," [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
and as such the name was quickly scattered throughout ancient England.

However, there is another possibility; that the name was in fact, Norman in origin as the Magni Rotuli Scaccarii Normanniae had two entries for the family: William Lobes, Normandy, and Henry de la Lobe, Normandy. [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X)
In both cases, the entries were from 1185-1195 and points to the possibility the some of the family emigrated to England around the time of the Conquest (1066) while others remained. Indeed the early Devon and Cornwall entries seem to agree with this thought.

Early rolls list Philip de Lobbe held lands in Devon in 1242 [7]CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
and in Cornwall, "the name of Lobb was represented in St. Kevern parish a century ago, and a gentle family of Lobb resided in Kenwyn 200 years ago, where the name still remains." [8]CITATION[CLOSE]
Guppy, Henry Brougham, Homes of Family Names in Great Britain. 1890. Print.

Other early records include Adam Lobbe, Norfolk, who was listed in the Hundredorum Rolls of 1273 [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
and Richard Lobbe, Somerset, 1 Edward III (during the first year's reign of Edward III) who was listed Kirby's Quest. [9]CITATION[CLOSE]
Dickinson, F.H., Kirby's Quest for Somerset of 16th of Edward the 3rd London: Harrison and Sons, Printers in Ordinary to Her Majesty, St, Martin's Lane, 1889. Print.

Despite these scattered early entries, today the name is generally understood Cornish and this is where we found the lion's share of notables and settlers.


Early History of the Loeb family


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Another 71 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1752, 1709, 1594, 1671, 1647, 1699, 1678 and 1763 are included under the topic Early Loeb History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Loeb Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Lobb, Lobbe, Lob, Loeb, Loebb, Lobe and others.

Early Notables of the Loeb family (pre 1700)


Distinguished members of the family include Emmanuel Lobb (1594-1671), pseudonyms Joseph Simons or Simeon, an English Jesuit and dramatist from Portsmouth; and Stephen Lobb (c.1647-1699), a Cornish nonconformist minister and controversialist from Liskeard, Cornwall. He...
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Migration of the Loeb family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Loeb Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johann Loeb, who landed in America in 1782 [10]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Loeb Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Anna Cath Loeb, who settled in New York, NY in 1851
  • Adolphus Loeb, who arrived in Tennessee sometime between 1852 and 1855
  • Jacob Loeb, who arrived in Mississippi in 1855 [10]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Leopold Loeb, who arrived in America in 1856 [10]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Isaac Loeb, who landed in Mississippi in 1856 [10]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Loeb Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • David Loeb, who arrived in Arkansas in 1906 [10]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Contemporary Notables of the name Loeb (post 1700)


  • Marshall Robert Loeb (1929-2017), American author, editor, commentator, columnist and managing editor of both Fortune and Money magazines
  • William "Bill" Loeb III (1905-1981), American publisher of the Manchester Union Leader newspaper
  • William Loeb Jr. (1866-1937), American politician, Presidential secretary to President Theodore Roosevelt and Collector of the Port of New York from 1909 to 1913, father of William Loeb III
  • Lisa Anne Loeb (b. 1968), American singer-songwriter and actress
  • David S. Loeb (1924-2003), American co-founder of Countrywide Financial Corp and IndyMac Bank
  • David Loeb (b. 1939), American composer of contemporary classical music
  • Joseph "Jeph" Loeb III, American Emmy Award nominated and four-time Eisner Award nominated film and television writer, producer and award-winning comic book writer
  • Lisa Loeb (b. 1968), American actress, known for Legally Blonde (2001), Twister (1996) and The Rugrats Movie (1998)
  • Nick Loeb (b. 1975), American award winning actor, known for The Smokers (2000), The Aftermath (2014) and Precious Cargo
  • Jacques Loeb (1859-1924), American biologist
  • ... (Another 12 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  2. ^ Barber, Henry, British Family Names London: Elliot Stock, 62 Paternoster Row, 1894. Print.
  3. ^ Harrison, Henry, Surnames of the United Kingdom: A Concise Etymological Dictionary Baltimore: Geneological Publishing Company, 2013. Print
  4. ^ Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
  5. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
  6. ^ The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X)
  7. ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
  8. ^ Guppy, Henry Brougham, Homes of Family Names in Great Britain. 1890. Print.
  9. ^ Dickinson, F.H., Kirby's Quest for Somerset of 16th of Edward the 3rd London: Harrison and Sons, Printers in Ordinary to Her Majesty, St, Martin's Lane, 1889. Print.
  10. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)


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