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Holcomb Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Greater Manchester, Oxfordshire, and Somerset, so named from Old English hol ‘hollow’, ‘sunken’, ‘deep’ + cumb ‘valley’.

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


Similar surnames: Holford, Whitcomb, Holton, Liscomb, Morcom, Welcome, Holm, Balcom

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Holcomb Family Origin

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Holcomb Family Occupations

What did your Holcomb ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Holcomb occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Holcomb's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Holcomb. A less common occupation for the Holcomb family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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Holcomb Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Holcomb ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Holcomb Life Expectancy

What is the average Holcomb lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, Holcomb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Holcomb in 1941 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Holcomb 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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