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Newcomb Name Meaning

English: nickname for a new arrival in a place, from Middle English newe-come(n) ‘recently come’, ‘just arrived’. The intrusive -b- is the result of the influence of place names ending in -combe (see Coombe). Americanized form of German Neukamm, possibly arising from a misinterpretation of its etymology as neu ‘new’ + Kamm ‘comb’ (see Neukam).

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


Similar surnames: Newcom, Newcombe, Newcome, Newsome, Newborn, Welcome, Barcomb

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Newcomb Family Origin

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Newcomb Family Occupations

What did your Newcomb ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Agricultural Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Newcomb. 2% of Newcomb men worked as an Agricultural Labourer and 48% of Newcomb women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Newcomb were Boot shoe Clicker and Unpaid Domestic Duti

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Agricultural Labourer
    2%
  • Builders Labourer
    2%
  • General Labourer
    2%
  • Boot shoe Clicker
    1%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    48%
  • Private Means
    4%
  • Incapacitated
    3%
  • Unpaid Domestic Duti
    2%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Newcomb Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 93,000 census records available for the last name Newcomb. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Newcomb 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Newcomb. 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 18,000 military records available for the last name Newcomb. For the veterans among your Newcomb ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Newcomb Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Newcomb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Newcomb in 1945 was 22, and 76 in 2004.

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