Liscomb Family History

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Liscomb Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places called Liscombe, in Devon and Somerset. The first is named from Old English lycce ‘enclosure’ + cumb ‘valley’, while Liscombe in Somerset is named with Old English hlose ‘pigsty’ + cumb.

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

Similar surnames: Linscomb, Luscombe, Whitcomb, Larcom, Linscott, Lipscomb, Liston

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Liscomb Family Origin

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Liscomb Family Occupations

What did your Liscomb ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Liscomb family was Laundress. Cabinet Maker and Fringemaker Oc (Trimming) were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Liscomb. The most common Liscomb occupation in the UK was Cabinet Maker. 33% of Liscomb's were Cabinet Makers.

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  • Cabinet Maker

  • Fringemaker Oc (Trimming)

  • Laundress


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

Liscomb Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Liscomb. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Liscomb 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 300 immigration records available for the last name Liscomb. 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 714 military records available for the last name Liscomb. For the veterans among your Liscomb ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Liscomb Life Expectancy

What is the average Liscomb lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Liscomb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Liscomb in 1954 was 31, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Liscomb

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Liscomb 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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