Acomb Family History

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Acomb Name Meaning

topographic name for a dweller in a valley, Middle English atte combe ‘at the valley’. habitational name from one of the places (in Northumberland and Yorkshire) named Acomb, from Old English æt acum ‘at the oaks’.

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

Similar surnames: Combe, Coombe, Acock, Jacob, Comb, Corn, Lacombe, Barcomb, Acord

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Acomb Family Origin

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Acomb Family Occupations

What did your Acomb ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Acomb occupation in the USA was Farming. 25% of Acomb's were Farmings. A less common occupation for the Acomb family was Mfg. Willow Ware. Farming, Conductor R.R. and Dealer In Willow Wan were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Acomb.

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  • Farming

  • Conductor R.R.

  • Dealer In Willow Wan

  • Mfg. Willow Ware


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

Acomb Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Acomb. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Acomb 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 293 immigration records available for the last name Acomb. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 423 military records available for the last name Acomb. For the veterans among your Acomb ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Acomb Life Expectancy

What is the average Acomb lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Acomb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Acomb in 1949 was 66, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Acomb 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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