Manz Family History

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Manz Name Meaning

(Alemannic, Swabian) from a short form or pet form of the personal name Mangold. (Bavarian, Austrian) from a short form of the personal name Mannhart (see Manhart). (eastern) from a derivative of the Slavic male personal name Manslaw.

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

Similar surnames: Ganz, Mann, Menz, Mand, Man, Ranz, Mak, Munz, Mani, Mapp

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Manz Family Origin

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Manz Family Occupations

What did your Manz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Manz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Manz's were Farmers. Farmer, Tailor and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Manz. A less common occupation for the Manz family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Tailor

  • Baker

  • Farm Laborer


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

Manz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Manz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Manz 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Manz. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Manz. For the veterans among your Manz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Manz Life Expectancy

What is the average Manz lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Manz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Manz in 1947 was 43, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Manz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Manz 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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