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Origins of the Abercrombie surname

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About the Abercrombies

We have a total number of 5822 records for people with the last name Abercrombie.

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Where do most Abercrombies live?

In 1921, most Abercrombies lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Abercrombies

How common is your surname?

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

We have 4,160 records for the Abercrombie surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Abercrombies most likely to marry?

Abercrombie IIs



Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Abercrombies.

What are the most common Abercrombie first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Abercrombies

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

Common Female occupations for Abercrombies in 1921


Living On Own Means


House Keeper


Fund Holder




Common Male occupations for Abercrombies in 1921
Coal Miner


Farm Hands








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