Combest Family History
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Combest Name Meaning
Altered spelling of German Kombst or Gumpost, from Middle High German kumpost ‘bottled fruit or vegetables’, ‘sauerkraut’ (from Latin compositum); the term further denoted a particular tax and it is probably from this sense that the surname arose.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
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