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Dab Family History

Dab Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Day, Daw, Dai, Drab, Dax, Das, Dar, Dau, Dub, Dam

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Where is the Dab family from?

You can see how Dab families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dab family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Dab families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Dab family living in London. This was about 50% of all the recorded Dab's in United Kingdom. London and 1 other county had the highest population of Dab families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dab surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dab ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Dab ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

What Dab family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 515 census records available for the last name Dab. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dab 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 256 immigration records available for the last name Dab. 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 40 military records available for the last name Dab. For the veterans among your Dab ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dab lifespan?

Between 1970 and 1990, in the United States, Dab life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Dab in 1970 was 74, and 62 in 1990.

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