Abbs Name Meaning

English (Norfolk): derivative of Abel, meaning ‘son or servant of someone called Abel’.

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


Similar surnames: Abel, Dobbs, Abbasi, Abby, Dabbs, Babbs, Abu, Amos, Ames, Abbe

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Abbs Family Origin

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Abbs Family Occupations

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  • Gardner

    20%
  • Dressmaker

    8%
  • Mason

    8%
  • Milliner

    8%

In 1881, the most common Abbs occupation in Canada was Gardner. 20% of Abbs's were Gardners. Gardner, Dressmaker and Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Abbs. A less common occupation for the Abbs family was Milliner.

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Between 1956 and 2004, Abbs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Abbs in 1956 was 41, and 68 in 2004.

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