Edgecombe Family History

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Edgecombe Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Edgcumbe in Devon.

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


Similar surnames: Luscombe, Edgecomb, Seccombe, Duncombe, Widdicombe, Wiscombe, Liscomb

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Edgecombe Family Origin

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Edgecombe Family Occupations

What did your Edgecombe ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Edgecombe family was School. The most common Edgecombe occupation in Canada was Servant. 16% of Edgecombe's were Servants. Servant, Carriage Mak. and Carriage Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Edgecombe.

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  • Servant

    16%
  • Carriage Mak.

    11%
  • Carriage Maker

    11%
  • School

    11%

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

Edgecombe Historical Records

What Edgecombe family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Edgecombe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Edgecombe 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Edgecombe. 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 Edgecombe. For the veterans among your Edgecombe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Edgecombe Life Expectancy

What is the average Edgecombe lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Edgecombe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Edgecombe in 1948 was 47, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Edgecombe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Edgecombe 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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