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What does Newcomb mean?

Newcomb Pronunciation of Newcomb [new-comb] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Newcomb is "new valley". Place name. The old British word "combe" means a valley or the flank of a hill.

Associated with: old english, valley, old, british (england), hill (mountain).


Newcomb has 1 variant: Newcombe.

Creative forms:
(male) Nacomb, Necomb, ..


Middle name pairings:
Newcomb Adan (N.A.), ..

How popular is Newcomb?

Newcomb is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#2331 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Newcomb has not made it into the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Anscomb (see Anscom), Holcomb, Newport, Newton and Wycomb. These names tend to be more frequently used than Newcomb.

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