Duncombe Family History

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Duncombe Name Meaning

habitational name from any of various minor places named Duncombe, probably from Old English dun ‘hill’ + Old English cumb ‘valley’. probably a variant of Duncan.

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


Similar surnames: Luscombe, Seccombe, Widdicombe, Liscomb, Dunmore, Combes, Combe

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Duncombe Family Origin

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Duncombe Family Occupations

What did your Duncombe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Duncombe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Duncombe's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Duncombe family was County Treasurer. Farmer, Book Keeper and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Duncombe.

View Census data for Duncombe | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    46%
  • Book Keeper

    8%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • County Treasurer

    8%

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

Duncombe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Duncombe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Duncombe 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Duncombe. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Duncombe. For the veterans among your Duncombe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Duncombe Life Expectancy

What is the average Duncombe lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Duncombe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Duncombe in 1962 was 79, and 74 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Duncombe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Duncombe 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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