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Abts Name Meaning

German and Dutch: variant of Abt.

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

Similar surnames: Arts, Abt, Harts, Bos, Artz, Catts, Ast, Apps, Bus, Arns

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Where is the Abts family from?

You can see how Abts families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Abts family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Abts families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 24 Abts families living in Wisconsin. This was about 44% of all the recorded Abts's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Abts families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Abts surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Abts ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Proprietor was the top reported job for people in the USA named Abts. 25% of Abts men worked as a Proprietor. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Proprietor
  • Farmer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Telegrapher
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Abts. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Abts census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 118 immigration records available for the last name Abts. 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 Cards

There are 473 military records available for the last name Abts. For the veterans among your Abts ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Abts lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Abts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Abts in 1963 was 72, and 92 in 2004.

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