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Branscomb Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Branscombe in Devon, which is named from the Celtic personal name Branoc + Old English cumb ‘valley’. The usual English spelling is Branscombe, as in the place name.

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


Similar surnames: Hanscom, Linscomb, Branson, Bascom, Bransford, Branham, Claycomb

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Branscomb Family Origin

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Branscomb Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Going To School

    15%
  • Farmer Son

    12%
  • Laborer

    6%

In 1881, the most common Branscomb occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Branscomb's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Branscomb family was Laborer. Farmer, Going To School and Farmer Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Branscomb.

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Branscomb Historical Records

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Branscomb Life Expectancy

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