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

What did your Manasse ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Artist Sculptor and Domestic Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Manasse. 17% of Manasse men worked as an Artist Sculptor and 24% of Manasse women worked as a Domestic Servant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Manasse were General Medical Practiti and House Parlormaid

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Artist Sculptor
    17%
  • Commercial Agent (fashion W
    17%
  • Farm Worker farm Carpenter
    17%
  • General Medical Practiti
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Domestic Servant
    24%
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    16%
  • Domestic
    8%
  • House Parlormaid
    8%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Manasse Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Manasse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Manasse 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Manasse. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 411 military records available for the last name Manasse. For the veterans among your Manasse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Manasse Life Expectancy

What is the average Manasse lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Manasse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Manasse in 1963 was 78, and 70 in 2004.

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