Combest Family History

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Combest Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Kombst or Gumpost, from Middle High German kumpost ‘bottled fruit or vegetables’, ‘sauerkraut’ (from Latin compositum); the term further denoted a particular tax and it is probably from this sense that the surname arose.

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


Similar surnames: Forrest, Oest, Obst, Coslett, Comer, Combes, Corbett, Copes, Combee

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Combest Family Origin

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Combest Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    79%
  • At Home

    5%
  • Carpinter

    5%
  • Farmer & Ferrman

    5%

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In 1880, Farmer, At Home and Carpinter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Combest. The most common Combest occupation in the USA was Farmer. 79% of Combest's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Combest family was Farmer & Ferrman.

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Combest Life Expectancy

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