Abshire Family History

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Abshire Name Meaning

most probably a variant of English Upshire (see Upshur. alternatively, perhaps an Americanized form of German Habicher ‘hawker’, i.e. someone who trained hawks for hunting (see Habig). See also Apgar.

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


Similar surnames: Aleshire, Shire, Shine, Bashore, Alguire, Shere, Alkire, Allgire

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Abshire Family Origin

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Abshire Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    70%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%
  • Farming

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Abshire family was Farming. The most common Abshire occupation in the USA was Farmer. 70% of Abshire's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Abshire.

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Abshire Historical Records

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Abshire Life Expectancy

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