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Combs Family ~Coat of Arms


Combs Family - Coat of Arms



Combs Family Origins

Name Origin ~ English

Spelling variations of this family name include: Coombe, Combs, Coombs, Comes, Combes, Combe, Coombes, Cumbe, Coumbes, Coames, Coambes, Cumbes, Cumes, Cummes, Cume, Coomes, Coames, Cooms, Coumes, Coume, Cooms, Coom, Coomb,

Comb and many more.

First found in Devonshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say before the Conquest in 1066

Combs Family Origins

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were

John Coombs of Plymouth, settled in America in 1630

Anthony Coombs settled in 1640, and his parents gave him to the monks to be a priest, but he ran away with an English Bible.

He became a blacksmith, and in the town of Wells he defended his farm against the Indians.

John Coombs settled in Boston in 1662. Alistair Coombs settled in Maine in 1665.


Family Motto - Deeds not words


Combs is the 543 rd most common family name in the United States






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