Abes Family History

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Abes 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: Abel, Abe, Ades, Ames, Ares, Ales, Abee, Akes, Ables, Anes

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Abes Family Origin

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Abes Family Occupations

What did your Abes ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Abes occupation in the UK was Farmer. 100% of Abes's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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

Abes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 615 census records available for the last name Abes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Abes 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 312 immigration records available for the last name Abes. 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 626 military records available for the last name Abes. For the veterans among your Abes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Abes Life Expectancy

What is the average Abes lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Abes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Abes in 1960 was 58, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Abes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Abes 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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