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Mann Name Meaning

English, German, Dutch (De Mann), and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a fierce or strong man, or for a man contrasted with a boy, from Middle English, Middle High German, Middle Dutch man. In some cases it may have arisen as an occupational name for a servant, from the medieval use of the term to describe a person of inferior social status. The Jewish surname can be ornamental. English and German: from a Germanic personal name, found in Old English as Manna. This originated either as a byname or else as a short form of a compound name containing this element, such as Hermann. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish male personal name Man (cognate with 1). Indian (Panjab): Hindu (Jat) and Sikh name of unknown meaning.

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


Similar surnames: Man, Kann, Main, Wann, Manne, Bann, Dann, Manna, Hann, Pann

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Mann Family Origin

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Mann Family Occupations

What did your Mann ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mann. A less common occupation for the Mann family was Farming. The most common Mann occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Mann's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Mann Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mann Life Expectancy

What is the average Mann lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Mann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Mann in 1941 was 45, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mann 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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