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Mccomber Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of a Gaelic name probably Mac Ciaragáin ‘descendant of Ciaragán’ a personal name based on a diminutive of ciar ‘black dark’ (see Kerrigan ) but erroneously identified with cíor ‘comb’. However the Irish evidence is for Ó Ciaragáin not Mac Ciaragáin so the Mac prefix is surprising.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Mccomb, Mccotter, Mccombie, Mccoskey, Mccooey, Mccusker, Mccone

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Where is the Mccomber family from?

You can see how Mccomber families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mccomber family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mccomber families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 11 Mccomber families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 79% of all the recorded Mccomber's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Mccomber families in 1911.
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What did your Mccomber ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Journalier was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Mccomber. 64% of Mccomber men worked as a Journalier. .

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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

  • Journalier
  • Farmer
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Passenger Lists

There are 394 immigration records available for the last name Mccomber. 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 787 military records available for the last name Mccomber. For the veterans among your Mccomber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mccomber lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Mccomber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Mccomber in 1950 was 56, and 72 in 2004.

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