Newcom Family History

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Newcom Name Meaning

Americanized form of Swiss German Neukomm (see Neukam). Possibly an altered spelling of English Newcomb.

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


Similar surnames: Newcome, Newcomb, Newcombe, Newsom, Newborn, Newlin, Newlon, Beckom

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Newcom Family Origin

Where is the Newcom family from?

Newcom Family Occupations

What did your Newcom ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Newcom. A less common occupation for the Newcom family was Keeping House. The most common Newcom occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Newcom's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Newcom Historical Records

What Newcom family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Newcom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Newcom census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Newcom

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Newcom. 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 Newcom. For the veterans among your Newcom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Newcom Life Expectancy

What is the average Newcom lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Newcom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Newcom in 1960 was 73, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Newcom

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Newcom 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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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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