Edgecomb Family History

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Edgecomb Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Edgecombe.

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


Similar surnames: Edgcomb, Edgemon, Edgecombe, Edger, Luscomb, Bascomb, Comb, Slocomb

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Edgecomb Family Origin

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Edgecomb Family Occupations

What did your Edgecomb ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Boiler Maker and Joiner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Edgecomb. A less common occupation for the Edgecomb family was Plumber & Painter. The most common Edgecomb occupation in the UK was Boiler Maker. 33% of Edgecomb's were Boiler Makers.

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  • Boiler Maker

    33%
  • Joiner

    33%
  • Plumber & Painter

    33%

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

Edgecomb Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Edgecomb. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Edgecomb census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Edgecomb

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Edgecomb. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Edgecomb. For the veterans among your Edgecomb ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Edgecomb Life Expectancy

What is the average Edgecomb lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Edgecomb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Edgecomb in 1959 was 63, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Edgecomb

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Edgecomb 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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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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