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Mabbitt Family History

Mabbitt Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of the medieval female personal name Mab(be), a short form of Middle English or Old French Amabel (from Latin amabilis ‘lovable’). This has survived into the 20th century as a personal name in the short form Mabel.

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


Similar surnames: Babbitt, Rabbitt, Abbott, Hibbitt, Tabbert, Britt, Boblitt, Mabile

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Where is the Mabbitt family from?

You can see how Mabbitt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mabbitt family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Mabbitt families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 2 Mabbitt families living in Indiana. This was about 50% of all the recorded Mabbitt's in the USA. Indiana and 1 other state had the highest population of Mabbitt families in 1840.
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What did your Mabbitt ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mabbitt. 58% of Mabbitt men worked as a Farmer.

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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

  • Farmer
    58%
  • Laborer
    43%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    100%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mabbitt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mabbitt 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 156 immigration records available for the last name Mabbitt. 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 447 military records available for the last name Mabbitt. For the veterans among your Mabbitt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mabbitt lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Mabbitt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Mabbitt in 1952 was 57, and 60 in 2004.

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