Manasse Family History

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Manasse Name Meaning

French: from the Biblical Hebrew personal name Manasseh, from nashah ‘make to forget’. This was the name of Joseph’s elder son, brother of Ephraim, so named in the hope that Joseph’s father Jacob might begin to forget the sorrows of the past.

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


Similar surnames: Masse, Manser, Menashe, Lacasse, Sasse, Maras, Annese, Massey

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Manasse Family Origin

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Manasse Family Occupations

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  • Optician

    33%
  • At Home

    17%
  • Clerk

    17%
  • Merchant

    17%

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In 1880, the most common Manasse occupation in the USA was Optician. 33% of Manasse's were Opticians. Optician, At Home and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Manasse. A less common occupation for the Manasse family was Merchant.

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Manasse Historical Records

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Manasse Life Expectancy

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