Lacombe Family History

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Lacombe Name Meaning

French (western and southwestern): topographic name for someone living in or near a ravine, from la combe ‘the ravine’ (a word of Gaulish origin, related to English Combe).

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

Similar surnames: Combe, Combes, Acomb, Lace, Lacour, Laroche, Lavoie, Lacomb, Luscombe

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Lacombe Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Lacombe name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Lacombe. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • France


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Lacombe Family Origin

Where is the Lacombe family from?

Lacombe Family Occupations

What did your Lacombe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and 2nd Hand Store Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lacombe. The most common Lacombe occupation in the USA was Laborer. 19% of Lacombe's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Lacombe family was Blacksmith & Farmer.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • 2nd Hand Store Keeper

  • Blacksmith & Farmer


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

Lacombe Historical Records

What Lacombe family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Lacombe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lacombe 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Lacombe. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Lacombe. For the veterans among your Lacombe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lacombe Life Expectancy

What is the average Lacombe lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Lacombe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Lacombe in 1942 was 33, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lacombe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lacombe 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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