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Abella Name Meaning

Catalan, Galician, and Spanish: habitational name from any of several places called Abella, in Catalonia, Galicia and Santander. Catalan and Galician: from abella ‘bee’, hence a nickname for a small, active person or an occupational name for a beekeeper. Italian: mainly Sicilian variant of Avella.

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


Similar surnames: Avella, Abela, Abello, Capella, Bello, Bella, Patella, Bolla, Sabella

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Abella Family Origin

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Abella Family Occupations

What did your Abella ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Abella occupation in the USA was Tailor. 100% of Abella's were Tailors.

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  • Tailor

    100%

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Abella Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Abella Life Expectancy

What is the average Abella lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Abella life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Abella in 1956 was 48, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Abella 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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