Abbett Family History

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Abbett Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Abbott.

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

Similar surnames: Abbitt, Abbott, Abbot, Bobbett, Hibbett, Bett, Rabbitt, Abbe, Arnett

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Abbett Family Origin

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Abbett Family Occupations

What did your Abbett ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Abbett. A less common occupation for the Abbett family was Physician. The most common Abbett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Abbett's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Physician


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

Abbett Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Abbett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Abbett census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

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

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Abbett Life Expectancy

What is the average Abbett lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Abbett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Abbett in 1963 was 70, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Abbett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Abbett 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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