Abela Family History

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Abela Name Meaning

Italian: variant of Abella or possibly from a feminine form of the Biblical name Abele (see Abel). Catalan, Galician, Portuguese, and Spanish: variant of Abella. Dutch: variant of Abele.

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


Similar surnames: Abella, Abele, Abel, Avella, Sabala, Favela, Apel, Abeln, Abila

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Abela Family Origin

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Abela Family Occupations

What did your Abela ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cook and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Abela. 13% of Abela men worked as a Cook and 50% of Abela women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Abela were Seaman and Unpaid Household Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Cook
    13%
  • Discharged July 1239 Marine Fireman
    13%
  • Seagoing Fireman
    13%
  • Seaman
    13%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%
  • Motor Keeping Factory electrical Feefreing manager
    17%
  • Unpaid Household Dutie
    17%
  • Unpaid Household Duties
    17%

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

Abela Historical Records

What Abela family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Abela. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Abela 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Abela. 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 451 military records available for the last name Abela. For the veterans among your Abela ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Abela Life Expectancy

What is the average Abela lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Abela life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Abela in 1951 was 46, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Abela

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Abela ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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