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Balcom Name Meaning

Altered spelling of English Balcombe, a habitational name from Balcombe in West Sussex, which is named with Old English bealu ‘evil’, ‘calamity’ (or the Old English personal name Bealda) + cumb ‘valley’.

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

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Balcom Family Origin

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Balcom Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

In 1880, the most common Balcom occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Balcom's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Balcom. A less common occupation for the Balcom family was Laborer.

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Balcom Historical Records

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Balcom Life Expectancy

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