Comber Family History

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Comber Name Meaning

English: variant of Comer or Coomber. Irish: reduced form of McComber.

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

Similar surnames: Combe, Combee, Cumber, Comer, Mcomber, Camber, Combs, Cumbee, Commer

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Comber Family Origin

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Comber Family Occupations

What did your Comber ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bricklayer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Comber. 2% of Comber men worked as a Bricklayer and 52% of Comber women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Comber were General Labourer and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bricklayer
  • Gardener
  • Carpenter
  • General Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife
  • Incapacitated

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Comber Historical Records

What Comber family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 35,000 census records available for the last name Comber. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Comber census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Comber. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Comber. For the veterans among your Comber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Comber Life Expectancy

What is the average Comber lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Comber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Comber in 1946 was 22, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Comber

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Comber ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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