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Manzo Name Meaning

nickname for someone supposedly resembling an ox, manzo (from Late Latin mansus ‘tame’ (see Manso), with a particular sense of an ox tamed to the plow), or metonymic occupational name for someone who worked with oxen. nickname from manso ‘gentle’, ‘mild’ (from the same Late Latin word as 1). possibly from a Germanic personal name formed with magin ‘strength’, ‘might’. Compare Main.

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


Similar surnames: Manso, Marzo, Mazo, Lanzo, Maza, Manno, Mazzo, Monzo, Manko, Sanzo

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Where is the Manzo family from?

You can see how Manzo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Manzo family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Manzo families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Manzo family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Manzo's in USA. New York had the highest population of Manzo families in 1840.
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What did your Manzo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Manzo. 27% of Manzo men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Manzo women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Manzo were Clerk and New Worker. .

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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
    27%
  • Truck Driver
    5%
  • New Worker
    5%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    14%
  • Housewife
    10%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • New Worker
    9%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Manzo. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Manzo. For the veterans among your Manzo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Manzo lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Manzo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Manzo in 1950 was 45, and 74 in 2004.

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