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Where is the Abels family from?
You can see how Abels families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Abels family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Abels families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 6 Abels families living in Ohio. This was about 22% of all the recorded Abels's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Abels families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Abels surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Abels. 24% of Abels men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Abels women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Abels were Clerk and Clerk.