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Manier Name Meaning

derivative of the Germanic personal name Maginhari, composed of the elements magin ‘strength’, ‘might’ + hari ‘army’. nickname from Old French manier ‘manual’, also ‘skillful’, ‘adroit’. occupational name for a miller, Old French mounier, mannier.

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


Similar surnames: Mander, Lanier, Manser, Manger, Angier, Maner, Rainier, Munier

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Where is the Manier family from?

You can see how Manier families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Manier family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Manier families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 5 Manier families living in Tennessee. This was about 29% of all the recorded Manier's in the USA. Tennessee had the highest population of Manier families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Manier surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Manier ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Manier. 27% of Manier men worked as a Laborer and 21% of Manier women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Manier were Clerk and Cook.

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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
    27%
  • Farmer
    24%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Clerk
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    21%
  • Stenographer
    15%
  • Housekeeper
    11%
  • Cook
    9%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Manier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Manier 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 434 immigration records available for the last name Manier. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Manier. For the veterans among your Manier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Manier lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Manier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Manier in 1956 was 43, and 65 in 2004.

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