Lower, Mark A (1860) Patronymica Britannica: a dictionary of the family names of the United Kingdom. London: J.R. Smith. Public Domain.
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The Abee surname in historical dictionaries
Patronymica Britannica (1860)
ABEE. A Celtic prefix to many names of places, signifying " anj' locality of marked character, either kuolly or marsliy, near the mouth of a stream, whelhcr the stream falls into a lake or sea, or runs into confluence with ouother stream." Gazetteer of Scotland. Several such localities have given rise to surnames, as Aliercrombie, Aberdwell, Aberkerdour, Aberuelhey.