Abeln Family History

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Abeln Name Meaning

German: patronymic from the personal name Abel.

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

Similar surnames: Abels, Abel, Abele, Aubel, Abela, Abelman, Axel, Aberle, Benn, Bein

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Abeln Family Origin

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Abeln Family Occupations

What did your Abeln ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Abeln occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Abeln's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Abeln. A less common occupation for the Abeln family was Millhand.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Grocer

  • Millhand


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

Abeln Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Abeln. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Abeln 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 214 immigration records available for the last name Abeln. 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 433 military records available for the last name Abeln. For the veterans among your Abeln ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Abeln Life Expectancy

What is the average Abeln lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Abeln life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Abeln in 1962 was 74, and 68 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Abeln 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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