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Abdo Name Meaning

Muslim: from Arabic ?abduh ‘his servant’, i.e. ‘his (Allah’s) servant’. ?Abduh is one of the epithets of the Prophet Muhammad.

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


Similar surnames: Abad, Abdul, Abdi, Abdou, Abdoo, Bardo, Aide, Ard, Abt, Abadi

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Where is the Abdo family from?

You can see how Abdo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Abdo family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Abdo families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 12 Abdo families living in Massachusetts. This was about 16% of all the recorded Abdo's in USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Abdo families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Abdo surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Abdo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Abdo. 25% of Abdo men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Abdo women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Abdo were Proprietor and Operator. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    25%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Clerk
    14%
  • Proprietor
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    13%
  • Seamstress
    13%
  • Saleslady
    10%
  • Operator
    10%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Abdo. 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 901 military records available for the last name Abdo. For the veterans among your Abdo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Abdo lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Abdo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Abdo in 1957 was 54, and 77 in 2004.

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