Womble Family History

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Womble Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Wombwell in South Yorkshire, named with the Old English byname Wamba meaning ‘belly’ (or this word used in a transferred topographical sense) + Old English well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’.

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

Similar surnames: Wimble, Gamble, Kemble, Kimble, Combe, Wimbley, Noble, Humble, Dole

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Womble Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Womble name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


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Womble Family Origin

Where is the Womble family from?

Womble Family Occupations

What did your Womble ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Womble family was Farming. Farmer, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Womble. The most common Womble occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Womble's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith

  • Farming


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

Womble Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Womble. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Womble 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 691 immigration records available for the last name Womble. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Womble. For the veterans among your Womble ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Womble Life Expectancy

What is the average Womble lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Womble life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Womble in 1944 was 28, and 70 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Womble 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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