Newcombe Family History

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Newcombe Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Newcomb. Possibly an Americanized form of German Neukamm (see Newcomb 2).

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

Similar surnames: Newcome, Newcomb, Newcom, Newborn, Nobbe, Holcombe, Newhouse

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Newcombe Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Newcombe name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Newcombe. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Italy


  • France


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Newcombe Family Origin

Where is the Newcombe family from?

Newcombe Family Occupations

What did your Newcombe ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Newcombe. A less common occupation for the Newcombe family was Mason. The most common Newcombe occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Newcombe's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Mason


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

Newcombe Historical Records

What Newcombe family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 51,000 census records available for the last name Newcombe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Newcombe 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Newcombe. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Newcombe. For the veterans among your Newcombe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Newcombe Life Expectancy

What is the average Newcombe lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Newcombe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Newcombe in 1958 was 56, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Newcombe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Newcombe 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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