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Abigail Family History

Abigail Name Meaning

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

109,387 Historical Documents with Abigail on Ancestry.com
26,730 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
375 Military Records
331 Immigration Records
2,268 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Abigail Families

  • Number of Abigail families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Abigail families
     16 - 29
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Abigail families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Abigail Family Origin

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Average Life Expectancy for Abigail

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Abigail Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Abigail census records

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Military Service by Abigail

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