First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Origin and Meaning of Abercrombie

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Of Scottish origin, said to be from the earlier Abarcrumbach.

  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons With the Name Abercrombie

Abercrombie Lawson was a famous person. Abercrombie was born on September 13th, 1870 in Canada. He passed away on March 26th, 1927.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Abercrombie

Joe Abercrombie is a fantasy novelist. His most notable accomplishments were from 2004 to present. Joe was born on December 31st, 1974 in Lancaster, Lancashire.


Ian Abercrombie was an actor. His career lasted from 1955 to 2012. Ian was born on September 11th, 1934 in Grays. He died on January 26th, 2012.


Neil Abercrombie is an office holder. Neil was born on June 26th, 1938 in Buffalo, New York.


John Abercrombie is a cool jazz, jazz fusion, post-bop, hard bop, and avant-garde jazz musician. He plays Guitar. John was born John Abercrombie on December 16th, 1944 in Port Chester, New York.


David T. Abercrombie was a surveyor. He was most active from 1892 to 1917. David was born on June 6th, 1867 in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S. He breathed his last breath on August 29th, 1931.


Patrick Abercrombie was a city planner. Patrick was born on June 6th, 1879 in Ashton upon Mersey. He died on March 23rd, 1957.


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Popularity of Abercrombie as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Abercrombie U.S.
  White 78.16% 64.26%
  African American 16.93% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.37% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.81% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.72% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Abercrombie

People with the last name Abercrombie are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Abercrombie

  • How Popular is the name Abercrombie? As a last name Abercrombie was the 5,405th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Abercrombie? Out of 5,743,017 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Abercrombie was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Abercrombie: Your name in reverse order is Eibmorcreba. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mcrioeerbab. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Abercrombie? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 6,439 people with the last name Abercrombie.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Abercrombie? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Abercrombie as their last name.

What Abercrombie's Have Visited This Page?

What does the name Abercrombie mean?

Ais for able, for you surely are.

Bis for bouquet, the flowers around you.

Eis for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

Ris for rewards, from your hard work

Cis for compatible, a friend's friend.

Ris for rich, in the love from others

Ois for optimistic, look at the bright side!

Mis for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

Bis for busy, your never idle life.

Iis for ignite, the fire in you!

Eis for exquisite, who could argue?

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.