Harcombe Family History
Harcombe Name Meaning
from Harcombe in Chudleigh (Devon) Harcombe in Sidbury (Devon) or Hurcombe in Hemyock (Devon); the latter is recorded as Hertecombe in 1330 (in a surname; see the 1330 bearer below). The Chudleigh and Sidbury place-names derive from Old English hara ‘hare’ + cumb ‘valley’. The Hemyock place-name derives from Old English heorot ‘hart stag’ + cumb.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press