Coombes Family History

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Coombes Name Meaning

English: variant of Coombs.

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

Similar surnames: Combes, Coomes, Coombe, Coomber, Combs, Comber, Combee, Coombs

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Coombes Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Coombes name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Coombes. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Sweden


  • France


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Coombes Family Origin

Where is the Coombes family from?

Coombes Family Occupations

What did your Coombes ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Coombes occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Coombes's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coombes. A less common occupation for the Coombes family was Farmer.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Carpenter

  • Farmer


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

Coombes Historical Records

What Coombes family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 85,000 census records available for the last name Coombes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coombes 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Coombes. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Coombes. For the veterans among your Coombes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Coombes Life Expectancy

What is the average Coombes lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Coombes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Coombes in 1952 was 58, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coombes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Coombes 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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