Coombs Family History

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Coombs Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named with a plural or possessive derivative of Old English cumb (see Coombe).

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

Similar surnames: Coombe, Loomis, Combes, Combe, Toombs, Coomer, Comer, Cross, Cooper

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Coombs Family Origin

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Coombs Family Occupations

What did your Coombs ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coombs. The most common Coombs occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Coombs's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Coombs 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 Coombs ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Coombs Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 157,000 census records available for the last name Coombs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coombs 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 13,000 immigration records available for the last name Coombs. 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 16,000 military records available for the last name Coombs. For the veterans among your Coombs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Coombs Life Expectancy

What is the average Coombs lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Coombs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Coombs in 1940 was 36, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coombs

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Coombs 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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