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Abdon Name Meaning

English: habitational name, probably from the village of Abdon in Shropshire, named from the Old English personal name Abba + Old English tun ‘settlement’.

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

Similar surnames: Aiton, Haddon, Ardon, Eldon, Auton, Acton, Baldon, Agron, Sawdon

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Where is the Abdon family from?

You can see how Abdon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Abdon family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Abdon families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 3 Abdon families living in Durham. This was about 60% of all the recorded Abdon's in United Kingdom. Durham had the highest population of Abdon families in 1891.
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What did your Abdon ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Abdon. 100% of Abdon men worked as a Builders Labourer and 100% of Abdon women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 1939

  • Builders Labourer

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Abdon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Abdon 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 742 immigration records available for the last name Abdon. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Abdon. For the veterans among your Abdon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Abdon lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Abdon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Abdon in 1952 was 40, and 66 in 2004.

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