Abernathey Family History

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Abernathey Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Scottish Abernathy.

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

Similar surnames: Abernethy, Abernathy, Berney, Barthel, Arther, Worthey, Bratten

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Abernathey Family Origin

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Abernathey Family Occupations

What did your Abernathey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Abernathey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Abernathey's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Abernathey. A less common occupation for the Abernathey family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Farming

  • Keeping House


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Abernathey ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Abernathey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Abernathey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Abernathey census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Abernathey

Passenger List

There are 49 immigration records available for the last name Abernathey. 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 369 military records available for the last name Abernathey. For the veterans among your Abernathey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Abernathey Life Expectancy

What is the average Abernathey lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Abernathey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Abernathey in 1957 was 39, and 59 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Abernathey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Abernathey 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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