Abernathy Family History

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Abernathy Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Abernethy in southeastern Perthshire. The place name is of Pictish origin, meaning ‘mouth of the river Nethy’.

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

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Abernathy Family Origin

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Abernathy Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Abernathy. A less common occupation for the Abernathy family was Laborer. The most common Abernathy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Abernathy's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Abernathy | Data not to scale

Abernathy Historical Records

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Abernathy Life Expectancy

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