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Manni Family History

Manni Name Meaning

Italian: patronymic or plural form of Manno. Finnish: ornamental name from manni ‘man’ (see Manninen).

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


Similar surnames: Manna, Manno, Magni, Mann, Manzi, Mansi, Zanni, Nanni, Ianni, Vanni

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Where is the Manni family from?

You can see how Manni families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Manni family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Manni families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 9 Manni families living in Michigan. This was about 90% of all the recorded Manni's in the USA. Michigan had the highest population of Manni families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Manni surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Manni ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Manni. 46% of Manni men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Manni women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Manni were Machinist and Seamstress.

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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

  • Laborer
    46%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Miner
    11%
  • Machinist
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    25%
  • Stenographer
    25%
  • Maid
    17%
  • Seamstress
    17%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Manni. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Manni 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 Manni. 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 552 military records available for the last name Manni. For the veterans among your Manni ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Manni lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Manni life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Manni in 1963 was 67, and 72 in 2004.

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