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Where is the Able family from?
You can see how Able families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Able family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Able families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 37 Able families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 27% of all the recorded Able's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Able families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Able surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Able. 22% of Able men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Able women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Able were Carpenter and Housekeeper.