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Manasse Name Meaning

French: from the Biblical Hebrew personal name Manasseh, from nashah ‘make to forget’. This was the name of Joseph’s elder son, brother of Ephraim, so named in the hope that Joseph’s father Jacob might begin to forget the sorrows of the past.

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


Similar surnames: Masse, Manser, Menashe, Lacasse, Sasse, Maras, Annese, Massey

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Manasse Family Origin

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Manasse Family Occupations

What did your Manasse ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Manasse family was Merchant. The most common Manasse occupation in the USA was Optician. 33% of Manasse's were Opticians. Optician, At Home and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Manasse.

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  • Optician

    33%
  • At Home

    17%
  • Clerk

    17%
  • Merchant

    17%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Manasse ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Manasse Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Manasse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Manasse census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Manasse. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Manasse. For the veterans among your Manasse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Manasse Life Expectancy

What is the average Manasse lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Manasse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Manasse in 1963 was 78, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Manasse

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Manasse ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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