Where is the last name "Abode" from? What ethnic group use this last name?

This is something I really want to know, but every time I've tried to look it up I keep getting abode as in home or house, I imagine it is said as if it's an "i" on the end instead of an "e". The person with the name was from England with an English-sounding first name makes it even harder. I have thought about it being Italian, but could it be English? Any information on the origin or origins of this name would be really helpful.
Asked Feb 06, 2015
Edited Feb 06, 2015

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