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Region of origin

British Isles

Country of origin

England

Language of origin

English

Religion of origin

Christian

Classification

English


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The Abney surname in historical dictionaries

An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names (1857)

(origin: Nor. Fr. Local) A corruption of Aubigny, a town of France, in the department of Berry, whence the surname is derived; so D'Aubigny is corrupted to Dabney.

Arthur, William (1857) An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names. New York: Sheldon, Blakeman. Public Domain.

Patronymica Britannica (1860)

ABNEY. An estate near the Peak, in CO. Derby, possessed by a family of the same name in very early tunes.

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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