Abernethy Family History

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Abernethy Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Abernathy.

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

Similar surnames: Abernathey, Abernathy, Burnet, Birney, Berreth, Berney, Bernett

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Abernethy Family Origin

Where is the Abernethy family from?

Abernethy Family Occupations

What did your Abernethy ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Crofter and Crofter & Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Abernethy. The most common Abernethy occupation in the UK was Farmer. 7% of Abernethy's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Abernethy family was Fisherman.

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  • Farmer

  • Crofter

  • Crofter & Fisherman

  • Fisherman


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

Abernethy Historical Records

What Abernethy family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Abernethy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Abernethy 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 Abernethy

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Abernethy. 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 Abernethy. For the veterans among your Abernethy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Abernethy Life Expectancy

What is the average Abernethy lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Abernethy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Abernethy in 1946 was 43, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Abernethy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Abernethy 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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