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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

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    18%
  • Carpenter

    18%
  • Carter

    9%
  • Coal Miner

    9%

In 1881, the most common Wiscombe occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 18% of Wiscombe's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Wiscombe family was Coal Miner. Agricultural Labourer, Carpenter and Carter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wiscombe.

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Wiscombe Historical Records

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Wiscombe Life Expectancy

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