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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

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Holcomb Family Origin

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Holcomb Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Source: Census data for Holcomb | Data not to scale

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Holcomb Life Expectancy

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