Abbe Family History

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Abbe Name Meaning

English: variant of Abbey. German: from a pet form of the personal name Albrecht (see Albert). French (Abbé): see Labbe.

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

Similar surnames: Aube, Abee, Abbey, Abele, Nobbe, Babb, Aebi, Abby, Aubel, Kube

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Abbe Family Origin

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Abbe Family Occupations

What did your Abbe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Abbe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Abbe's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Abbe family was Teamster. Farmer, Keeping House and Day Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Abbe.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Day Laborer

  • Teamster


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Abbe ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Abbe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Abbe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Abbe 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Abbe. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Abbe. For the veterans among your Abbe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Abbe Life Expectancy

What is the average Abbe lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Abbe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Abbe in 1940 was 36, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Abbe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Abbe 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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