Mabey Name Meaning

English (Hampshire): of uncertain origin. It could be from a pet form of a Middle English female personal name, Mab(be) (see Mabbitt). Alternatively, it may be an altered form of Mowbray. French: from the personal name Amable (from Latin Amabilis meaning ‘loveable’).

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


Similar surnames: Maxey, Mabe, Mabee, Manley, Matey, Maben, Rabey, Maley, Maney, Tacey

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Mabey Family Origin

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Mabey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

In 1880, the most common Mabey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Mabey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mabey family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mabey.

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Between 1948 and 2004, Mabey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Mabey in 1948 was 37, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mabey

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