Mabe Name Meaning

Dutch: from the medieval female personal name Mabe, a short form of Mabelie, derived from a Latin personal name and saint’s name (A)mabilia. Compare Mabbitt. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): unexplained.

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

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Mabe Family Origin

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Mabe Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Laborer

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mabe family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mabe. The most common Mabe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Mabe's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Mabe | Data not to scale

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Mabe Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Mabe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Mabe in 1941 was 38, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mabe

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