Combs Name Meaning

Northern Irish: reduced form of McCombs. English: variant of Coombs.

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


Similar surnames: Comas, Combe, Combes, Comb, Comber, Tombs, Mccombs, Combee, Cords

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Combs Family Origin

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Combs Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Charwoman

    3%
  • General Lab

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Charwoman and General Lab were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Combs. The most common Combs occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 4% of Combs's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Combs family was Labourer.

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Combs Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Combs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Combs in 1940 was 45, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Combs

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