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Anable Name Meaning

English: variant of Annable .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Able, Antle, Annable, Keadle, Hable, Frable, Angle, Nagle, Gable

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Where is the Anable family from?

You can see how Anable families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Anable family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Anable families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 16 Anable families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Anable's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Anable families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Anable surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Anable ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Anable. 28% of Anable men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Anable women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Anable were New Worker and Nurse. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • New Worker

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Nurse
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Anable. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Anable census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 216 immigration records available for the last name Anable. 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 559 military records available for the last name Anable. For the veterans among your Anable ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Anable lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Anable life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Anable in 1945 was 47, and 76 in 2004.

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