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Maner Family History

Maner Name Meaning

German:: variant of Mahner . This surname is very rare in Germany; in North America it may thus (also) be an altered form of some other similar (like-sounding) German surname including Mahner and Männer (see Manner compare 2 below). (Mäner): variant of Männer (see Manner ). This surname is apparently no longer found in Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Maser, Manger, Mader, Mander, Mager, Marner, Mauer, Mayer, Manier

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Where is the Maner family from?

You can see how Maner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Maner family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Maner families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 17 Maner families living in Tennessee. This was about 38% of all the recorded Maner's in USA. Tennessee had the highest population of Maner families in 1840.
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What did your Maner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Maner. 21% of Maner men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Maner women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Maner were Foreman and Stenographer. .

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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
    21%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Foreman
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
    11%
  • Housewife
    9%
  • Housekeeper
    8%
  • Stenographer
    8%
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Census Records

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Maner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maner census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

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

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What is the average Maner lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Maner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Maner in 1947 was 41, and 76 in 2004.

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