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Abercrombie Family History

Abercrombie Name Meaning
Scottish: habitational name from a place in Fife named Abercrombie (earlier Abarcrumbach), which is of Pictish origin, meaning either ‘confluence of rivers at a bend’ or ‘mouth of the bendy river’.

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

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41,067 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
11,680 Military Records
3,253 Immigration Records
30,895 Census and Voter Lists
280,250 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Abercrombie Families

  • Number of Abercrombie families
     49 - 96
     17 - 48
     1 - 16
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Abercrombie families
     52 - 102
     18 - 51
     1 - 17
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Abercrombie families
     63 - 123
     22 - 62
     1 - 21
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Abercrombie census records

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Abercrombie Family Origin

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Abercrombie Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Abercrombie

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Abercrombie Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Abercrombie census records

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Abercrombie Civil War Service Records

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