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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


Similar surnames: Forrest, Oest, Obst, Coslett, Comer, Combes, Corbett, Copes, Combee

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Combest Family Origin

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Combest Family Occupations

What did your Combest ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Combest family was Farmer & Ferrman. Farmer, At Home and Carpinter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Combest. The most common Combest occupation in the USA was Farmer. 79% of Combest's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    79%
  • At Home

    5%
  • Carpinter

    5%
  • Farmer & Ferrman

    5%

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Combest Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Combest. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Combest. For the veterans among your Combest ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Combest Life Expectancy

What is the average Combest lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Combest life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Combest in 1945 was 49, and 72 in 2004.

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