Abby Family History

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Abby Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Abbey.

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


Similar surnames: Abbe, Abbey, Amy, Ary, Rabey, Athy, Arey, Abbs, Daby, Labby

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Abby Family Origin

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Abby Family Occupations

What did your Abby ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, farmer, Labourer and Hop... were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Abby. A less common occupation for the Abby family was Lawyer. The most common Abby occupation in Canada was Farmer. 38% of Abby's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Labourer

    25%
  • Hop...

    13%
  • Lawyer

    13%

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

Abby Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Abby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Abby 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Abby. 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 Abby. For the veterans among your Abby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Abby Life Expectancy

What is the average Abby lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Abby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Abby in 1963 was 83, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Abby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Abby 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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