Abila Family History

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Abila Name Meaning

Spanish (Ábila): habitational name from Ávila (see Avila), the spelling reflecting confusion in the pronunciation of Spanish between v and b.

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

Similar surnames: Avila, Davila, Abela, Abella, Ariza, Aguila, Vila, Sabala, Arita

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Abila Family Origin

Where is the Abila family from?

Abila Family Occupations

What did your Abila ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Abila family was At Home. Laborer, Farmer and Ranchman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Abila. The most common Abila occupation in the USA was Laborer. 30% of Abila's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Ranchman

  • At Home


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

Abila Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Abila. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Abila 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 184 immigration records available for the last name Abila. 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 495 military records available for the last name Abila. For the veterans among your Abila ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Abila Life Expectancy

What is the average Abila lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Abila life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Abila in 1963 was 55, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Abila

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Abila 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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