Tombaugh Family History

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Tombaugh Name Meaning

topographic name from to dem bach ‘at the creek’, perhaps a hybrid form as Bach is standard German, bek(e) being the Low German form. habitational name from places in Hesse, Baden, and Bavaria called Dombach (earlier Tunbach, from tun, tan ‘mud’).

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


Similar surnames: Cobaugh, Sirbaugh, Surbaugh, Trobaugh, Keebaugh, Silbaugh, Stombaugh

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Tombaugh Family Origin

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Tombaugh Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Keeps House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Tombaugh occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Tombaugh's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Tombaugh family was Laborer. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tombaugh.

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Tombaugh Historical Records

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Tombaugh Life Expectancy

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Famous Tombaugh Family

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