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Newcomb Name Meaning

English: nickname for a new arrival in a place, from Middle English newe-come(n) ‘recently come’, ‘just arrived’. The intrusive -b- is the result of the influence of place names ending in -combe (see Coombe). Americanized form of German Neukamm, possibly arising from a misinterpretation of its etymology as neu ‘new’ + Kamm ‘comb’ (see Neukam).

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


Similar surnames: Newcom, Newcombe, Newcome, Newsome, Newborn, Welcome, Barcomb

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Newcomb Family Origin

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Newcomb Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Newcomb occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Newcomb's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Newcomb. A less common occupation for the Newcomb family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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Newcomb Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, Newcomb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Newcomb in 1945 was 22, and 76 in 2004.

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