Abbas Family History

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Abbas Name Meaning

Muslim (widespread throughout the Muslim world): from the Arabic personal name ?Abbas, literally ‘stern’, ‘austere’. ?Abbas was the name of an uncle (died 652) of the Prophet Muhammad, the ancestor of the Abbasid dynasty (see Abbasi). German: Latinized form of Abt ‘abbot’.

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

Similar surnames: Abbasi, Abad, Akbar, Bras, Atlas, Abrams, Bas, Baas, Abbe, Alban

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Abbas Family Origin

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Abbas Family Occupations

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In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Abbas.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer

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Abbas Historical Records

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Passenger List

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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Abbas. For the veterans among your Abbas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Abbas Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Abbas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Abbas in 1947 was 38, and 70 in 2004.

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