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Mccomb Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Thom ‘son of Tom’ a short form of the personal name Thomas . Compare McTavish and McCombie .

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


Similar surnames: Mccool, Mccombie, Mccook, Mccoin, Mccord, Mcconn, Mccone, Mccosh

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Where is the Mccomb family from?

You can see how Mccomb families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mccomb family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mccomb families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 32 Mccomb families living in Manitoba. This was about 33% of all the recorded Mccomb's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Mccomb families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mccomb surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mccomb ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Mccomb. 49% of Mccomb men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Mccomb women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mccomb were Clerk and Saleslady. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    49%
  • Labourer
    17%
  • Laborer
    8%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Clerk
    25%
  • Maid
    25%
  • Housekeeper
    17%
  • Saleslady
    17%
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Census Records

There are 38,000 census records available for the last name Mccomb. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mccomb census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Mccomb. 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 Cards

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Mccomb. For the veterans among your Mccomb ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mccomb lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Mccomb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Mccomb in 1948 was 39, and 74 in 2004.

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