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Manes Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of Magnus. Dutch: from a short form of the personal name Germanus, Germanes. Dutch: variant of Mennen. Czech (Mánes): from Mánek, a pet form of the personal name Emanuel.

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

Similar surnames: Manis, Mynes, Janes, Mates, Manos, Mares, Danes, Mannes, Banes, Maves

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Where is the Manes family from?

You can see how Manes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Manes family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Manes families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 5 Manes families living in Missouri. This was about 19% of all the recorded Manes's in the USA. Missouri and 1 other state had the highest population of Manes families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Manes surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Manes ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Manes. 22% of Manes men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Manes women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Manes were Clerk and Housework.

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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
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Teacher
  • Housework
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Census Records

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Manes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Manes 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 Manes. 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 Manes. For the veterans among your Manes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Manes lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Manes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Manes in 1952 was 29, and 77 in 2004.

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