Wiscombe Family History

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Wiscombe Name Meaning

English (Devon): habitational name from a former place whose name survives in the name of Wiscombe Park, Southleigh, Devon.

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


Similar surnames: Luscombe, Liscomb, Seccombe, Combe, Widdicombe, Score, Biscoe

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Wiscombe Family Origin

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Wiscombe Family Occupations

What did your Wiscombe ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Dairy Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Wiscombe. 5% of Wiscombe men worked as a Dairy Farmer and 65% of Wiscombe women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wiscombe were Bank Clerk and Boot shoe Dealer

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Dairy Farmer
    5%
  • Aircraft Erecter
    3%
  • Apprentice Plater (shipyard)
    3%
  • Bank Clerk
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    65%
  • Civil Servant
    4%
  • Housewife
    4%
  • Boot shoe Dealer
    2%

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

Wiscombe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Wiscombe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wiscombe 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 243 immigration records available for the last name Wiscombe. 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 287 military records available for the last name Wiscombe. For the veterans among your Wiscombe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wiscombe Life Expectancy

What is the average Wiscombe lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Wiscombe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Wiscombe in 1963 was 79, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wiscombe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wiscombe 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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