Meaning Local: from the town of Abernethy in Perthshire. Aber, the mouth of a stream, and nithy, dangerous. The family are descended from Alexander Abernethy.
Local: From a town in Strathern, Scotland, on the river Tay; derived from 'Aber,' as in Abercrombie, and 'nethy,' in the Gaelic, dangerous. 'Nith' or 'Nithy,' is also the name of a river in the south of Scotland, and the name may have been taken from a town at or near its mouth - 'Abernithy.'
Origin Scottish, Celtic, Gaelic, Irish

Rank 11,141 (2000 US census) 8,681 (1990 US census)
Count 2,612 (2000 US census)

Race / ethnic distribution

The 2000 US Census claims that
  • 94.07%, or 2457 total occurrences, of those with this family name identified themselves as being white,
  • 3.22%, or 84 total occurrences, as black,
  • 0.31%, or 8 total occurrences, as Asian and Pacific Islander,
  • 0.31%, or 8 total occurrences, as American Indian and Native Alaskan,
  • 0.8%, or 21 total occurrences, as two or more races, and
  • 1.3%, or 34 total occurrences, as Hispanic ethnic origin.

Christian baby names

Here is a list of baby names and their meanings that came to us straight from the Bible. ...

Census 2000: how many distinct surnames are there?

Even after applying various edits and acceptance criteria to the names, there are a sizable number of unique names in the population. Over 6 million last names were identified. Many of these names were either unique (occurred once)...

Shortest baby names

We analyzed the first names reported in the United States starting from the year 1880. There were no one character names. We did find 10 two character names.

Please, send us any information you may have about addition two character first names and especially ...

©2015 ANC Labs Inc | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | View in: Classic | Mobile