Abend Family History

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Abend Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German abent ‘evening’, hence probably a topographic name for someone living to the west of a settlement. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Abend ‘evening’.

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


Similar surnames: Amend, Abele, Band, Arend, Agena, End, Benda, Aven, Eben, Bent

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Abend Family Origin

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Abend Family Occupations

What did your Abend ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Abend occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Abend's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Abend family was Clerk In Store. Farmer, Laborer and Banker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Abend.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Banker

    8%
  • Clerk In Store

    8%

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Abend Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Abend Life Expectancy

What is the average Abend lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Abend life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Abend in 1955 was 50, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Abend

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Abend 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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