Violet Abbott

1907–1984 (Age 76)
NELSON Lancashire England

The Life of Violet

Violet Abbott was born on 11 August 1907. She died in 1984, at the age of 77.

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Violet Abbott
1907–1984
Glyn Davies
1909–1994

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Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from Middle English abbott ‘abbot’ (Old English abbod) or Old French abet ‘priest’. Both the Old English and the Old French term are derived from Late Latin abbas ‘priest’ (genitive abbatis), from Greek abbas, from Aramaic aba ‘father’. This was an occupational name for someone employed in the household of or on the lands of an abbot, and perhaps also a nickname for a sanctimonious person thought to resemble an abbot. In the U.S. this name is also sometimes a translation of a cognate or equivalent European name, e.g. Italian Abate , Spanish Abad , or German Abt .

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Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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