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Mcnabb Family History

Mcnabb Name Meaning
Scottish and northern Irish: Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Mac an Aba(dh) ‘son of the abbot’. In Scotland, monasteries often had hereditary lay abbots, who were not bound by rules of celibacy. The McNabs seem to have originated at the monastery of St. Faolan in Strathfillan.

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

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Name Distribution of Mcnabb Families

  • Number of Mcnabb families
     50 - 97
     17 - 49
     1 - 16
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Mcnabb families
     30 - 58
     11 - 29
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Mcnabb families
     18 - 33
     7 - 17
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Mcnabb Family Origin

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Mcnabb Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Mcnabb

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Mcnabb Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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