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

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  • Tailor

    100%

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

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Ab Historical Records

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Ab Life Expectancy

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