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Combs Family History

Combs Name Meaning
Northern Irish: reduced form of McCombs.English: variant of Coombs.

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

1,579,171 Historical Documents with Combs on Ancestry.com
274,107 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
41,528 Military Records
5,474 Immigration Records
166,946 Census and Voter Lists
1,091,116 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Combs Families

  • Number of Combs families
     508 - 1,014
     170 - 507
     1 - 169
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Combs families
     44 - 86
     15 - 43
     1 - 14
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Combs families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Combs census records

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Combs Family Origin

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Combs Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Combs families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Combs

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Combs Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Combs census records

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Combs Civil War Service Records

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