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Manners Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Mesnières in Seine-Maritime, recorded in the 13th century as Maneria, a derivative of Latin manere ‘to remain, abide, reside’. See also Menzies.

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


Similar surnames: Mander, Manges, Mannes, Tanner, Manger, Manner, Manser, Mandery

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Manners Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Manners name?

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

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  • England & Wales

    50%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    19%

  • Germanic Europe

    7%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    5%

  • Italy

    2%

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Manners Family Origin

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Manners Family Occupations

What did your Manners ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Manners family was Clerk In Store. The most common Manners occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Manners's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Manners.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Grocer

    5%
  • Clerk In Store

    3%

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

Manners Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 39,000 census records available for the last name Manners. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Manners 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 Manners. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Manners. For the veterans among your Manners ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Manners Life Expectancy

What is the average Manners lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Manners life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Manners in 1955 was 52, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Manners

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Manners 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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