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Mannen Family History

Mannen Name Meaning

Possibly Dutch, a patronymic from a Germanic personal name formed with -man ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Mennen, Mannes, Hannen, Manne, Annen, Nannen, Dennen, Mannon, Matzen

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Where is the Mannen family from?

You can see how Mannen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mannen family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mannen families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Mannen families living in Kentucky. This was about 23% of all the recorded Mannen's in the USA. Kentucky and 1 other state had the highest population of Mannen families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mannen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mannen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mannen. 44% of Mannen men worked as a Farmer and 40% of Mannen women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mannen were Dealer and Teacher.

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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

  • Farmer
    44%
  • Salesman
    16%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Dealer
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    40%
  • Housekeeper
    20%
  • Stenographer
    20%
  • Teacher
    20%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Mannen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mannen 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 523 immigration records available for the last name Mannen. 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 656 military records available for the last name Mannen. For the veterans among your Mannen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mannen lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Mannen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Mannen in 1962 was 75, and 71 in 2004.

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