Abby Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Abbey.

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


Similar surnames: Abbe, Abbey, Amy, Ary, Rabey, Athy, Arey, Abbs, Daby, Labby

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Abby Family Origin

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Abby Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Abby. A less common occupation for the Abby family was Farm Laborer. The most common Abby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Abby's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Abby | Data not to scale

Abby Historical Records

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Abby Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Abby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Abby in 1963 was 83, and 66 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Abby

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