Comb Name Meaning

Irish, Scottish, and English: variant spelling of Combe.

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


Similar surnames: Tomb, Combe, Combs, Crumb, Acomb, Coup, Coke, Corby, Comer, Comly

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Comb Family Origin

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Comb Family Occupations

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  • Fisherman

    17%
  • Ag. Lab.

    3%
  • Ag: Lab

    3%
  • Agl Labourer

    3%

In 1881, fisherman, Ag. Lab. and Ag: Lab were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Comb. The most common Comb occupation in the UK was Fisherman. 17% of Comb's were Fishermans. A less common occupation for the Comb family was Agl Labourer.

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Comb Historical Records

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Comb Life Expectancy

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Between 1965 and 2004, Comb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Comb in 1965 was 67, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Comb

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