Abdon Family History

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Abdon Name Meaning

English: habitational name, probably from the village of Abdon in Shropshire, named from the Old English personal name Abba + Old English tun ‘settlement’.

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

Similar surnames: Aiton, Haddon, Ardon, Eldon, Auton, Acton, Baldon, Agron, Sawdon

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Abdon Family Origin

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Abdon Family Occupations

What did your Abdon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Abdon. 15% of Abdon men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Abdon women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Abdon were Cook and Catering

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Farm Help
  • Cook

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
  • Housework
  • Seamstress
  • Catering

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Abdon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Abdon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Abdon 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 742 immigration records available for the last name Abdon. 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 Abdon. For the veterans among your Abdon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Abdon Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Abdon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Abdon in 1952 was 40, and 66 in 2004.

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