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What does Holcomb mean?

Holcomb Pronunciation of Holcomb [hol-comb] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Holcomb is "sunken valley". "Combe" is a term for a deep, narrow valley.

Associated with: old english, valley, deep (dark), narrow (little).


Holcomb has 2 variants: Holcombe and Holcoomb.

Creative forms:
(male) Hercomb, Hocomb, ..


Middle name pairings:
Holcomb Wells (H.W.), ..

How popular is Holcomb?

Holcomb is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#1120 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Holcomb has not made it into the list thus far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Holcomb name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Holcomb outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Anscomb (see Anscom), Newcomb and Wycomb. Like Holcomb, these names are not frequently used.

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