Manis Family History

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Manis Name Meaning

Greek: from the personal name Manis, a pet form of Emmanouel (see Emanuel). Czech (Maniš): from German Mann, or from a Germanic personal name such as Manfred. French: unexplained. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name Mane + the Yiddish possessive suffix -s. As a male name, this represents a variant of Man 8. As a female name, it is derived from a form of Mary borrowed from Slavic Christians.

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


Similar surnames: Matis, Danis, Manes, Manos, Maris, Malis, Hanis, Mani, Mars, Janis

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Manis Family Origin

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Manis Family Occupations

What did your Manis ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Manis family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Manis. The most common Manis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Manis's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    58%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    6%

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

Manis Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Manis Life Expectancy

What is the average Manis lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Manis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Manis in 1940 was 58, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Manis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Manis 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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