Manka Family History

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Manka Name Meaning

nickname for a left-handed person, from manka ‘left-hander’. from a pet form of the personal name Emanuel (see Emanuel).

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

Similar surnames: Manko, Majka, Manca, Hanka, Janka, Manna, Manes, Minga, Marko, Manke

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Manka Family Origin

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Manka Family Occupations

What did your Manka ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Manka family was Laborer. Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Manka. The most common Manka occupation in the USA was Farmer. 71% of Manka's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Laborer


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Manka Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Manka Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Manka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Manka in 1953 was 64, and 84 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Manka 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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