Abess Family History

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Abess 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: Bess, Abels, Bass, Best, Ness, Buss, Biss, Abel, Abe, Ades

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Abess Family Origin

Where is the Abess family from?

Abess Family Occupations

What did your Abess ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Abess occupation in the UK was Messenger. 100% of Abess's were Messengers.

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  • Messenger


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

Abess Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 146 census records available for the last name Abess. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Abess 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 76 immigration records available for the last name Abess. 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 25 military records available for the last name Abess. For the veterans among your Abess ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Abess Life Expectancy

What is the average Abess lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Abess life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Abess in 1955 was 53, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Abess

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Abess 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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