Ab Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Ji, Lu, Yu, Ku, Li, Wu, Xu, Ko, Fu, He

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Ab Family Origin

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Ab Family Occupations

What did your Ab ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ab occupation in the USA was Tailor. 100% of Ab's were Tailors.

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  • Tailor

    100%

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Ab Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ab Life Expectancy

What is the average Ab lifespan?

Average Ab life expectancy in 1999 was 88 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 75.

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