Mankey Family History

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Mankey Name Meaning

English (Cornwall): habitational name from Mankea in Cornwall, named with Corinsh men ‘stone’ + kee ‘bank’, ‘hedge’. Americanized form of German Manke.

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

Similar surnames: Manley, Sankey, Bankey, Hanley, Pankey, Mander, Mandery, Maney

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Mankey Family Origin

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Mankey Family Occupations

What did your Mankey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mankey family was Miner. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mankey. The most common Mankey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Mankey's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer

  • Miner


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

Mankey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mankey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mankey 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 333 immigration records available for the last name Mankey. 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 465 military records available for the last name Mankey. For the veterans among your Mankey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mankey Life Expectancy

What is the average Mankey lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Mankey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Mankey in 1962 was 75, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mankey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mankey 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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