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Manwaring Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): variant of Mainwaring .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Mainwaring, Waring, Manring, Mannering, Manning, Manwarren, Manwill

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Where is the Manwaring family from?

You can see how Manwaring families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Manwaring family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Manwaring families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 14 Manwaring families living in New York. This was about 88% of all the recorded Manwaring's in USA. New York had the highest population of Manwaring families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Manwaring surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Manwaring ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Manwaring. 20% of Manwaring men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Manwaring women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Manwaring were Truck Driver and Housekeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
  • Teacher
  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Manwaring. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Manwaring. For the veterans among your Manwaring ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Manwaring lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Manwaring life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Manwaring in 1954 was 53, and 79 in 2004.

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