Comb Family History

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Comb Name Meaning

Irish, Scottish, and English: variant spelling of Combe.

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

Similar surnames: Tomb, Combe, Combs, Crumb, Acomb, Coup, Coke, Corby, Comer, Comly

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Comb Family Origin

Where is the Comb family from?

Comb Family Occupations

What did your Comb ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Comb. A less common occupation for the Comb family was Farming. The most common Comb occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Comb's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith

  • Farming


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Comb ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Comb Historical Records

What Comb family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Comb. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Comb 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Comb. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Comb. For the veterans among your Comb ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Comb Life Expectancy

What is the average Comb lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Comb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Comb in 1965 was 67, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Comb

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Comb 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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