Manus Family History

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Manus Name Meaning

Irish: shortened form of McManus.

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

Similar surnames: Manous, Means, Ganus, Manos, Manes, Hanus, Matus, Manis, Mabus, Mansi

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Manus Family Origin

Where is the Manus family from?

Manus Family Occupations

What did your Manus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Manus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Manus's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Manus family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Manus.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Manus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Manus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Manus 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Manus. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Manus. For the veterans among your Manus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Manus Life Expectancy

What is the average Manus lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Manus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1957. The average life expectancy for Manus in 1956 was 44, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Manus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Manus 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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