Abendroth Family History

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Abendroth Name Meaning

German: apparently from the vocabulary word Abendrot(h) ‘sunset’, but in many if not all cases actually a folk-etymological alteration of the habitational name Appenrodt or Appenroth, from any of several places in northern Germany which are so named from the personal name Aben + Middle German rot ‘cleared land’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Abendroth ‘sunset’, literally ‘evening red’. Compare Morgenstern.

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

Similar surnames: Wenderoth, Abend, Bendt, Arendt, Amendola, Benbrook, Neuroth, Berreth

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Abendroth Family Origin

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Abendroth Family Occupations

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In 1880, Abendroth Foundry, Boot And Shoemaker and Bread Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Abendroth. The most common Abendroth occupation in the USA was Abendroth Foundry. 4% of Abendroth's were Abendroth Foundrys. A less common occupation for the Abendroth family was Carpenter.

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  • Abendroth Foundry

  • Boot And Shoemaker

  • Bread Maker

  • Carpenter


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Abendroth Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Abendroth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Abendroth 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 856 immigration records available for the last name Abendroth. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Abendroth. For the veterans among your Abendroth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Abendroth Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Abendroth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Abendroth in 1953 was 38, and 84 in 2004.

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