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Mannes Name Meaning

German: patronymic from Mann 1 and 2. Dutch: variant of Magnus, Mannen, or Manes 1. Norwegian: habitational name from a farm name in Rogaland, composed of an uncertain first element (possibly Old Norse man ‘thrall’, ‘slave’) + nes ‘promontory’.

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


Similar surnames: Manne, Manes, Mannen, Manner, Manges, Mander, Hannes, Manns, Mones

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Where is the Mannes family from?

You can see how Mannes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mannes family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Mannes families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 8 Mannes families living in Illinois. This was about 30% of all the recorded Mannes's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Mannes families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mannes surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mannes ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mannes. 17% of Mannes men worked as a Salesman and 20% of Mannes women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mannes were Farmer and Saleslady.

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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

  • Salesman
    17%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Clerk
    11%
  • Farmer
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    20%
  • Stenographer
    15%
  • Housework
    15%
  • Saleslady
    15%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Mannes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mannes 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Mannes. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Mannes. For the veterans among your Mannes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mannes lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Mannes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Mannes in 1958 was 48, and 69 in 2004.

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