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Abrahams Family History

Abrahams Name Meaning
English, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Abraham.

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

292,362 Historical Documents with Abrahams on Ancestry.com
76,143 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,648 Military Records
14,520 Immigration Records
98,208 Census and Voter Lists
97,843 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Abrahams Families

  • Number of Abrahams families
     154 - 306
     52 - 153
     1 - 51
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Abrahams families
     657 - 1,311
     220 - 656
     1 - 219
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Abrahams families
     21 - 39
     8 - 20
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Abrahams Family Origin

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Abrahams Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Abrahams

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Abrahams Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Abrahams census records

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Abrahams Civil War Service Records

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