Abella Family History

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Abella Name Meaning

Catalan, Galician, and Spanish: habitational name from any of several places called Abella, in Catalonia, Galicia and Santander. Catalan and Galician: from abella ‘bee’, hence a nickname for a small, active person or an occupational name for a beekeeper. Italian: mainly Sicilian variant of Avella.

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

Similar surnames: Avella, Abela, Abello, Capella, Bello, Bella, Patella, Bolla, Sabella

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Abella Family Origin

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Abella Family Occupations

What did your Abella ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Abella. 40% of Abella men worked as a Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Cook
  • House Boy
  • New Worker

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator

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

Abella Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 994 census records available for the last name Abella. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Abella 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Abella. 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 499 military records available for the last name Abella. For the veterans among your Abella ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Abella Life Expectancy

What is the average Abella lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Abella life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Abella in 1956 was 48, and 73 in 2004.

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