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Holcomb Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Greater Manchester, Oxfordshire, and Somerset, so named from Old English hol ‘hollow’, ‘sunken’, ‘deep’ + cumb ‘valley’.

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


Similar surnames: Holford, Whitcomb, Holton, Liscomb, Morcom, Welcome, Holm, Balcom

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Holcomb Family Origin

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Holcomb Family Occupations

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  • Gardener

    9%
  • Shepherd

    9%
  • Ag Carter

    5%
  • Ag Labs Widow

    5%

In 1881, the most common Holcomb occupation in the UK was Gardener. 9% of Holcomb's were Gardeners. Gardener, Shepherd and Ag Carter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Holcomb. A less common occupation for the Holcomb family was Ag Labs Widow.

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Holcomb Historical Records

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Holcomb Life Expectancy

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