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Origins of the Abdy surname

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About the Abdys

We have a total number of 1684 records for people with the last name Abdy.

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Where do most Abdys live?

In 1921, most Abdys lived in Yorkshire.

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Interesting facts about Abdys

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 1,570 records for the Abdy surname. The oldest one dates back to 1220.

Who were Abdys most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Abdys.

What are the most common Abdy first names?

  • William
  • John
  • Lady
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Abdys

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Abdys in 1921
Living On Own Means


General Servant Domestic


Domestic Servant


General Servant




Common Male occupations for Abdys in 1921
Agricultural Labourer








General Labourer


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