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Abbass Family History

Abbass Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Abbasi, Abbas, Bass, Brass, Blass, Abrams, Abbs, Abbate, Abad, Grass

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Where is the Abbass family from?

You can see how Abbass families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Abbass family name was found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 5 Abbass families living in Iowa. This was about 63% of all the recorded Abbass's in USA. Iowa had the highest population of Abbass families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Abbass surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Abbass ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Barber was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Abbass. 50% of Abbass men worked as a Barber. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Barber
  • Laborer
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Census Records

There are 288 census records available for the last name Abbass. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Abbass census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 276 immigration records available for the last name Abbass. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 47 military records available for the last name Abbass. For the veterans among your Abbass ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Abbass lifespan?

Between 1968 and 2004, in the United States, Abbass life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Abbass in 1968 was 69, and 101 in 2004.

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