Combs Name Meaning

Northern Irish: reduced form of McCombs. English: variant of Coombs.

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


Similar surnames: Comas, Combe, Combes, Comb, Comber, Tombs, Mccombs, Combee, Cords

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Combs Family Origin

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Combs Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Labourer

    12%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%

In 1881, the most common Combs occupation in Canada was Farmer. 28% of Combs's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Combs family was Laborer. Farmer, Labourer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Combs.

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Combs Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Combs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Combs in 1940 was 45, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Combs

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