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Origin and popularity of the name COOMBE

Origin

Coombe : English (Devon and Cornwall):: 1: topographic name from Middle English combe (Old English cumb of Celtic origin) denoting a bowl-shaped valley or else a habitational name from a place so named. A large number of places in southwestern England mostly spelled Combe are named with this word.2: nickname from Middle English come (Old English cuma) ‘guest stranger newcomer’. Compare Coombs.

Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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Geographic distribution of the 2,861 individuals with the name COOMBE on Geneanet.

 

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    Variants of name COOMBE

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