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Dabney Name Meaning

English (of both Norman and Huguenot origin): altered form of French d’Aubigné, a habitational name for someone from any of the various places in northern France called Aubigny or Aubigné, named with the Romano-Gallic personal name Albinius (a derivative of Latin albus ‘white’; compare Alban and Albin) + the locative suffix -acum.

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


Similar surnames: Darney, Abney, Marney, Dayley, Dorney, Radney, Danner, Adney, Barney

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Dabney Family Origin

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Dabney Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dabney family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dabney. The most common Dabney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Dabney's were Farmers.

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Dabney Historical Records

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Dabney Life Expectancy

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