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


Similar surnames: Barnaby, Abernethy, Abernathey, Keinath, Beath, Bernardy, Bernat

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Abernathy Family Origin

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Abernathy Family Occupations

What did your Abernathy ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    4%

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Abernathy Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Abernathy ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Abernathy Life Expectancy

What is the average Abernathy lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, Abernathy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Abernathy in 1945 was 27, and 73 in 2004.

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