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Manzano Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from any of various minor places called Manzano or a topographic name for someone who lived by an apple tree or orchard from Spanish manzano ‘apple tree’ Old Spanish maçano from maçana ‘apple’ Late Latin (mala) Mattiana a type of apple named in honor of the 1st century BC horticultural writer Gaius Matius.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Canzano, Mangano, Marano, Montano, Marzan, Marzano, Bazzano, Manzo

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Where is the Manzano family from?

You can see how Manzano families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Manzano family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 5 Manzano families living in California. This was about 11% of all the recorded Manzano's in USA. California had the highest population of Manzano families in 1920.
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What did your Manzano ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Attendant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Manzano. 50% of Manzano men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Manzano women worked as an Attendant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Manzano were Buss Boy and Operator. .

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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
  • Cook
  • New Worker
  • Buss Boy

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Attendant
  • Operator
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Passenger Lists

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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Manzano. For the veterans among your Manzano ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Manzano lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Manzano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Manzano in 1950 was 54, and 74 in 2004.

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