Gidcumb Family History

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Gidcumb Name Meaning

Probably of English origin. It appears to be a habitational name formed with Old English cumb ‘combe’, ‘valley’; however, no likely source has been identified, and the surname is not found in England. In the U.S., there are clusters of this name in IL and KY.

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


Similar surnames: Liscomb, Linscomb, Gidley, Gadbury, Titcomb, Pidcock, Cumby, Ideus

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Gidcumb Family Origin

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Gidcumb Family Occupations

What did your Gidcumb ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gidcumb family was Keeping House. The most common Gidcumb occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Gidcumb's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Housekeeping were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gidcumb.

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Farm Laborer

    14%
  • Housekeeping

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%

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Gidcumb Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gidcumb Life Expectancy

What is the average Gidcumb lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Gidcumb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Gidcumb in 1953 was 49, and 79 in 2004.

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