Elcombe Family History

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Elcombe Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Welcome, Combe, Lacombe, Seccombe, Newcombe, Mccombe, Holcombe

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Elcombe Family Origin

Where is the Elcombe family from?

Elcombe Family Occupations

What did your Elcombe ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Elcombe family was Brewers Lab. The most common Elcombe occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 4% of Elcombe's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Barman and Brass Finisher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Elcombe.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Barman

  • Brass Finisher

  • Brewers Lab


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

Elcombe Historical Records

What Elcombe family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Elcombe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elcombe 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 344 immigration records available for the last name Elcombe. 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 220 military records available for the last name Elcombe. For the veterans among your Elcombe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elcombe Life Expectancy

What is the average Elcombe lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2003, in the United States, Elcombe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Elcombe in 1967 was 85, and 56 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elcombe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elcombe 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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