Abercrombie Family History

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Abercrombie Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place in Fife named Abercrombie (earlier Abarcrumbach), which is of Pictish origin, meaning either ‘confluence of rivers at a bend’ or ‘mouth of the bendy river’.

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

Similar surnames: Crombie, Coombe, Arencibia, Seccombe, Barrie, Combe, Crumble

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Abercrombie Family Origin

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Abercrombie Family Occupations

What did your Abercrombie ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Abercrombie. A less common occupation for the Abercrombie family was Farming. The most common Abercrombie occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Abercrombie's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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

Abercrombie Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Abercrombie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Abercrombie 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 Abercrombie

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Abercrombie. 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 Abercrombie. For the veterans among your Abercrombie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Abercrombie Life Expectancy

What is the average Abercrombie lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Abercrombie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Abercrombie in 1945 was 21, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Abercrombie

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Abercrombie 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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