Mabey Family History

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Mabey Name Meaning

English (Hampshire): of uncertain origin. It could be from a pet form of a Middle English female personal name, Mab(be) (see Mabbitt). Alternatively, it may be an altered form of Mowbray. French: from the personal name Amable (from Latin Amabilis meaning ‘loveable’).

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


Similar surnames: Maxey, Mabe, Mabee, Manley, Matey, Maben, Rabey, Maley, Maney, Tacey

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Mabey Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Mabey name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Mabey. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    63%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    17%

  • Norway

    5%

  • Germanic Europe

    5%

  • Sweden

    4%

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Mabey Family Origin

Where is the Mabey family from?

Mabey Family Occupations

What did your Mabey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Mabey occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Mabey's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Mabey family was Gardener. Agricultural Labourer, General Laborer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mabey.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • General Laborer

    5%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Gardener

    2%

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

Mabey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Mabey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mabey 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Mabey. 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 Mabey. For the veterans among your Mabey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mabey Life Expectancy

What is the average Mabey lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Mabey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Mabey in 1948 was 37, and 83 in 2004.

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