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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?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Coombe ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Farmer

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Annuitant

    2%
  • Charwoman

    2%

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

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Coombe Historical Records

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Coombe Life Expectancy

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