Manchester Family History

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Manchester Name Meaning

English: habitational name from the city in northwestern England, formerly part of Lancashire. This is so called from Mamucio (an ancient British name containing the element mamma ‘breast’, and meaning ‘breast-shaped hill’) + Old English ceaster ‘Roman fort or walled city’ (Latin castra ‘legionary camp’).

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

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Manchester Family Origin

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Manchester Family Occupations

What did your Manchester ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Manchester family was Carpenter. The most common Manchester occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Manchester's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Manchester.

Source: Census data for Manchester | Data not to scale

Manchester Historical Records

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Manchester Life Expectancy

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Famous Manchester Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)

Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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