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Manko Family History

Manko Name Meaning

Polish (Manko) and Ukraininan: from a pet form of the personal name Emanuel. Americanized spelling of Slovak Manko, from the personal name Mána. Hungarian (Mankó): from mankó ‘crutch’, hence a nickname for a lame person.

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


Similar surnames: Panko, Marko, Janko, Danko, Manka, Banko, Mako, Manno, Hanko, Manzo

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Where is the Manko family from?

You can see how Manko families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Manko family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Manko families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 11 Manko families living in Maryland. This was about 52% of all the recorded Manko's in the USA. Maryland had the highest population of Manko families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Manko surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Manko ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Manko. 34% of Manko men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Manko women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Manko were Farmer and Assembler.

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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
    34%
  • Labor
    11%
  • New Worker
    8%
  • Farmer
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    18%
  • Seamstress
    12%
  • Stenographer
    12%
  • Assembler
    12%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Manko. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Manko 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 943 immigration records available for the last name Manko. 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 922 military records available for the last name Manko. For the veterans among your Manko ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Manko lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Manko life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Manko in 1948 was 36, and 84 in 2004.

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