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Comes Name Meaning

French (Comès): from a Gascon variant of Combe. It is likely that this was also a translation of Viens, a particularly Canadian name.

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


Similar surnames: Domes, Combes, Comer, Tomes, Romes, Omer, Comar, Cordes, Coomes

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Where is the Comes family from?

You can see how Comes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Comes family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Comes families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 8 Comes families living in Ohio. This was about 28% of all the recorded Comes's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Comes families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Comes surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Comes ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Comes. 22% of Comes men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Comes women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Comes were Manager and Housework.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Manager
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    16%
  • Stenographer
    13%
  • Housewife
    13%
  • Housework
    10%
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Comes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Comes census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Comes. 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 Cards

There are 8,000 military records available for the last name Comes. For the veterans among your Comes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Comes lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Comes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Comes in 1962 was 84, and 53 in 2004.

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