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Mano Family History

Mano Name Meaning

Japanese: meaning ‘true field’. The name is not common in Japan. Spanish: from De la Mano, from mano ‘hand’.

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


Similar surnames: Hano, Yano, Tano, Sano, Kano, Mino, Manos, Mato, Man, Mann

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Where is the Mano family from?

You can see how Mano families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mano family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Mano families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 6 Mano families living in Massachusetts. This was about 38% of all the recorded Mano's in the USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Mano families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mano surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mano ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mano. 32% of Mano men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Mano women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mano were Clerk and None.

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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
    32%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Proprietor
    8%
  • Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    20%
  • Packer
    20%
  • Servant
    20%
  • None
    14%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mano. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mano 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Mano. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Mano. For the veterans among your Mano ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mano lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Mano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Mano in 1951 was 35, and 72 in 2004.

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