Experts believe the name Wescomb dates back to around the tenth century. Wescomb is a Anglo-Saxon occupational last name of old Scottish origins. Records dating back to 1120 suggest there was a contingency of Wescomb's in the county of Suffolk. The word Wescomb is thought to have come from a Anglo-Saxon term.
Wescomb is currently at number 1288 of the UK's most common names. In the UK alone there are 117465 people with the surname Wescomb. The county of Surrey in the UK currently holds the greatest density of families with the surname Wescomb. If a certain legal document is to be believed the early 18th century Wescomb's liked a drink or two. A tarnished history is evident, particularly around the summer of 1908 when Peter Wescomb stole a vase and was sentenced to prison. 32
Famous Wescomb's include: