Maness Family History

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Maness Name Meaning

Probably a variant of Dutch Manes.

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


Similar surnames: Magness, Manes, Maners, Manders, Mynes, Garness, Mans, Maass, Mones

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Maness Family Origin

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Maness Family Occupations

What did your Maness ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Maness occupation in the USA was Farmer. 73% of Maness's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Maness. A less common occupation for the Maness family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    73%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Keeps House

    3%
  • Laborer

    3%

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

Maness Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Maness. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maness 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 Maness. 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 Maness. For the veterans among your Maness ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Maness Life Expectancy

What is the average Maness lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Maness life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1940. The average life expectancy for Maness in 1940 was 100, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Maness

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Maness 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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