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Manes Surname Meaning

Flemish and Dutch: variant of Mans . French (Manès): from a vernacular form of the Biblical Hebrew personal name Manasseh (see Manasse ). Italian (mainly Molise and Calabria): of Albanian origin unexplained. English and Scottish: variant of Mains . This form of the surname is rare in Britain and Ireland.

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

Similar surnames: Manis, Mynes, Janes, Mates, Manos, Mares, Danes, Mannes, Banes, Maves

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Where is the Manes family from?

You can see how Manes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Manes family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Manes families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 16 Manes families living in London. This was about 21% of all the recorded Manes's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Manes families in 1891.
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What did your Manes ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Manes. 100% of Manes women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Manes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Manes 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Manes. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, 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 Manes. For the veterans among your Manes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Manes lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Manes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Manes in 1952 was 29, and 77 in 2004.

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