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Mantia Family History

Mantia Name Meaning

Southern Italian: shortened form of Amantia, a habitational name from Amantea in Cosenza province. Dutch: variant of Mantel 1.

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


Similar surnames: Mattia, Lamantia, Malta, Matta, Candia, Mandia, Manfra, Marti, Marcia

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Where is the Mantia family from?

You can see how Mantia families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mantia family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Mantia families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 11 Mantia families living in Missouri. This was about 19% of all the recorded Mantia's in the USA. Missouri had the highest population of Mantia families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mantia surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mantia ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mantia. 17% of Mantia men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Mantia women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mantia were Truck Driver and Stenographer.

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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
    17%
  • Salesman
    15%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    22%
  • New Worker
    22%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Stenographer
    10%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Mantia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mantia 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 Mantia. 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 732 military records available for the last name Mantia. For the veterans among your Mantia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mantia lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Mantia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Mantia in 1964 was 75, and 77 in 2004.

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