Mabe Name Meaning

Dutch: from the medieval female personal name Mabe, a short form of Mabelie, derived from a Latin personal name and saint’s name (A)mabilia. Compare Mabbitt. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Babe, Maze, Mabey, Mate, Mace, Mare, Mars, Maben, Mak, Mabb

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Mabe Family Origin

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Mabe Family Occupations

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  • Fisherman

    31%
  • Mariner

    15%
  • Farmer

    8%
  • Farmer Fisherman

    8%

In 1881, the most common Mabe occupation in Canada was Fisherman. 31% of Mabe's were Fishermans. Fisherman, Mariner and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mabe. A less common occupation for the Mabe family was Farmer Fisherman.

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Mabe Historical Records

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Mabe Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Mabe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Mabe in 1941 was 38, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mabe

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