Manns Family History

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Manns Name Meaning

German: patronymic from Mann 1 and 2.

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

Similar surnames: Mannes, Mann, Manis, Manna, Manni, Mans, Manne, Munns, Maus, Hanny

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Manns Family Origin

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Manns Family Occupations

What did your Manns ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Manns family was Keeping House. The most common Manns occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Manns's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Manns.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Hand

  • Keeping House


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

Manns Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Manns. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Manns 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Manns. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Manns. For the veterans among your Manns ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Manns Life Expectancy

What is the average Manns lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Manns life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Manns in 1951 was 48, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Manns 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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