Manas Name Meaning

Spanish (Mañas): nickname for a devious person or alternatively for an astute or skillful person, from the plural of Spanish maña ‘trick’, ‘strategem’ (Late Latin mania, a derivative of manus ‘hand’).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Canas, Manos, Matas, Mangas, Canal, Maras, Minas, Janas, Gans, Magas

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Manas Family Origin

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Manas Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Farm Labor

    8%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Manas family was Farm Labor. The most common Manas occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Manas's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Manas.

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Manas Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Manas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Manas in 1963 was 75, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Manas

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