Abate Family History

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Abate Name Meaning

Italian: from abate ‘priest’ (from Late Latin abbas ‘priest’, genitive abbatis). The application is uncertain: it could be a nickname, an occupational name for the servant of a priest, or denote an (illegitimate) son of a priest. Jewish (from Italy): either a name indicating descent from a high priest, a calque on Hebrew Cohen, or an occupational name for a rabbi.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Abad, Agate, Plate, Sabat, Abt, Sabato, Labate, Batt, Bade, Babe

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Abate Ethnicity Estimate

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These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Abate. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Italy


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • France


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Abate Family Origin

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Abate Family Occupations

What did your Abate ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Abate occupation in the USA was Marble Cutter. 100% of Abate's were Marble Cutters.

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  • Marble Cutter


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Abate Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Abate. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Abate census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Abate. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Abate. For the veterans among your Abate ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Abate Life Expectancy

What is the average Abate lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Abate life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Abate in 1947 was 51, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Abate ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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