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Aborn Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived near a stream, Middle English atte borne ‘at the bourn’. The preposition may alternatively be Anglo-Norman French a, likewise meaning ‘at’.

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


Similar surnames: Born, Horn, Alborn, Amborn, Thorn, Tabor, Corn, Doorn, Ogborn, Ayon

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Where is the Aborn family from?

You can see how Aborn families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Aborn family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Aborn families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 8 Aborn families living in Quebec. This was about 36% of all the recorded Aborn's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Aborn families in 1911.
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What did your Aborn ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Clerk and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Aborn. 17% of Aborn men worked as a Clerk and 67% of Aborn women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Aborn were Attorney and Housewife.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    17%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Attorney
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    67%
  • Housewife
    34%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 651 immigration records available for the last name Aborn. 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 Cards

There are 819 military records available for the last name Aborn. For the veterans among your Aborn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Aborn lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Aborn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Aborn in 1958 was 86, and 78 in 2004.

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