According to Wikipedia, the Abernathy surname is of Pictish origin, from the era of the Caledonian Welsh or Brytons. It originages to a Scottish clan that descendant from Orm de Abernethy, a grandson of Gille Míchéil, Earl of Fife of Abernethy, Kinross, and Perth. the meaning of the name is 'estuary' or 'confluence of rivers'.
Ancestry says that Abernathy derives from Abernethy in Perthshire, of Pictish origin meaning 'mouth of the river 'Nethy'.
Scottish: habitational name from Abernethy in southeastern Perthshire. The place name is of Pictish origin, meaning ‘mouth of the river Nethy’.
|Profiles with Abernathy surname|
|Abernathy, Allan Sanford||Abernathy-2013||4 July 1911||Tom Green County, Texas, United States||26 May 1970||San Angelo, Tom Green County, Texas, United States|
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