Combe Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived in a narrow valley, Middle English combe or habitational name from a place named with this word (see Coombe). Irish: reduced form of McCombe (see McComb). French: topographic name from Gaulish cumba ‘(narrow) valley’, ‘combe’. Compare Lacombe.

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


Similar surnames: Coombe, Combes, Homme, Lacombe, Jobe, Cove, Combs, Corby, Comte

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Combe Family Origin

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Combe Family Occupations

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  • Fisherman

    7%
  • Tailor

    5%
  • Farm Servant

    3%
  • Shoemaker

    3%

In 1881, Fisherman, Tailor and Farm Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Combe. A less common occupation for the Combe family was Shoemaker. The most common Combe occupation in the UK was Fisherman. 7% of Combe's were Fishermans.

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Combe Historical Records

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Combe Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2003, Combe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Combe in 1956 was 64, and 87 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Combe

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