Whitcomb Family History
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Whitcomb Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of various places called Whitcombe or Witcombe. Whitcombe in Dorset and Witcombe in Gloucestershire are named with Old English wid ‘wide’ + cumb ‘valley’; Whitcombe, Isle of Wight, may have the same etymology or alternatively the first element may be Old English hwit ‘white’. Witcombe in Somerset is named with Old English wiðig ‘willow’ + cumb.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press