Manna Family History

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Manna Name Meaning

Southern Italian: topographic name from Sicilian manna ‘ash tree’. Southern Italian: from a feminine form of Manno. Southern Italian: possibly from La Manna, with loss of the definite article, from Old Italian Alamanna ‘Germania’. Dutch: from a personal name derived from the Germanic personal name Man(n)hard, composed of the elements mann ‘man’, ‘human’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.

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

Similar surnames: Mann, Menna, Manne, Manno, Nanna, Hanna, Sanna, Mannan, Manni, Mango

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Manna Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Manna name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Manna. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Italy


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Manna Family Origin

Where is the Manna family from?

Manna Family Occupations

What did your Manna ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Manna. A less common occupation for the Manna family was Tailor. The most common Manna occupation in the USA was Laborer. 46% of Manna's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Tailor


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

Manna Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Manna. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Manna 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Manna. 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 Manna. For the veterans among your Manna ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Manna Life Expectancy

What is the average Manna lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Manna life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Manna in 1951 was 48, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Manna 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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