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Mankin Family History

Mankin Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of the personal name Man(n) (see Mann ) or a nickname from a diminutive of the noun man with the sense of ‘little man’.

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

Similar surnames: Makin, Hankin, Malkin, Markin, Minkin, Mackin, Mann, Matkin, Rankin

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Where is the Mankin family from?

You can see how Mankin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mankin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mankin families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Mankin families living in Maryland. This was about 23% of all the recorded Mankin's in USA. Maryland and 2 other states had the highest population of Mankin families in 1840.
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What did your Mankin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mankin. 18% of Mankin men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Mankin women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mankin were Carpenter and Stenographer. .

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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
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
  • Bookkeeper
  • Nurse
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Mankin. 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 Mankin. For the veterans among your Mankin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mankin lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Mankin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Mankin in 1956 was 52, and 70 in 2004.

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