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Branscomb Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Branscombe in Devon, which is named from the Celtic personal name Branoc + Old English cumb ‘valley’. The usual English spelling is Branscombe, as in the place name.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Hanscom, Linscomb, Branson, Bascom, Bransford, Branham, Claycomb

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Branscomb Family Origin

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Branscomb Family Occupations

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  • Bricklayer

    13%
  • Dock Clerk

    13%
  • Glass Maker

    13%
  • Glass Manufr (Employing 6 Men & 1 Boy)

    13%

In 1881, the most common Branscomb occupation in the UK was Bricklayer. 13% of Branscomb's were Bricklayers. A less common occupation for the Branscomb family was Glass Manufr (Employing 6 Men & 1 Boy). Bricklayer, Dock Clerk and Glass Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Branscomb.

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Branscomb Historical Records

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Branscomb Life Expectancy

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