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Manheim Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic), French (of German origin), and Dutch: habitational name from the city of Mannheim in southwestern Germany (formerly the residence of the electors Palatine), so named from the Germanic personal name Manno (see Mann 2) + Old High German heim ‘homestead’. Mannheim was not fortified or chartered until the beginning of the 17th century, until which time it was just a small fishing village.

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


Similar surnames: Manheimer, Manger, Mander, Manne, Manley, Bernheim, Manier, Manthei

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Manheim Family Origin

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Manheim Family Occupations

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  • At Home

    5%
  • Broker

    5%
  • Clothing Dealer

    5%
  • Corn Merchant

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Manheim family was Corn Merchant. The most common Manheim occupation in the USA was At Home. 5% of Manheim's were At Homes. At Home, Broker and Clothing Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Manheim.

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Manheim Life Expectancy

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