Lower, Mark A (1860) Patronymica Britannica: a dictionary of the family names of the United Kingdom. London: J.R. Smith. Public Domain.
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Related and similar surnamesStoop
The Stubbs surname in historical dictionaries
Patronymica Britannica (1860)
STUBBS. 1. See Stephen. 2. Astuhov stob is a provincial word for the stump of a tree left in forest clearings. Such a clearing would for a time acquire the aipellation of " the Stubbs," and residence near it would originate the surname.