Abair Family History

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Abair Name Meaning

In New England, an Americanized form of French Hébert (see Hebert).

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

Similar surnames: Abare, Amar, Abadie, Adair, Bain, Baar, Arai, Bail, Nair, Lair

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Abair Family Origin

Where is the Abair family from?

Abair Family Occupations

What did your Abair ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Works In Stave Mill and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Abair. The most common Abair occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Abair's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Abair family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Works In Stave Mill

  • At Home

  • Carpenter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Abair ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Abair Historical Records

What Abair family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Abair. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Abair census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Abair

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Abair. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Abair. For the veterans among your Abair ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Abair Life Expectancy

What is the average Abair lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Abair life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Abair in 1962 was 81, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Abair

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Abair ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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