Coombe Family History

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Coombe Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English combe (Old English cumb, of Celtic origin) denoting a short, straight valley, or else a habitational name from a place named with this word. There are a large number of places in England, mostly spelled Combe, named with this word. Compare Coombs.

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

Similar surnames: Combe, Coombs, Coomer, Combes, Colmer, Comley, Comte, Crombie

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Coombe Family Origin

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Coombe Family Occupations

What did your Coombe ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Coombe. 3% of Coombe men worked as a General Labourer and 52% of Coombe women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Coombe were Farmer and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Dairy Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Incapacitated
  • Unpaid Domestic

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

Coombe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 37,000 census records available for the last name Coombe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coombe 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Coombe. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Coombe. For the veterans among your Coombe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Coombe Life Expectancy

What is the average Coombe lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Coombe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Coombe in 1957 was 48, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coombe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Coombe 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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