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Liscomb Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places called Liscombe, in Devon and Somerset. The first is named from Old English lycce ‘enclosure’ + cumb ‘valley’, while Liscombe in Somerset is named with Old English hlose ‘pigsty’ + cumb.

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


Similar surnames: Linscomb, Luscombe, Whitcomb, Larcom, Linscott, Lipscomb, Liston

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Liscomb Family Origin

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Liscomb Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Farmer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Liscomb family was Farm Laborer. The most common Liscomb occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 17% of Liscomb's were Keeping Houses. Keeping House, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Liscomb.

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Liscomb Historical Records

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Liscomb Life Expectancy

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