Manheim Family History

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Manheim Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic), French (of German origin), and Dutch: habitational name from the city of Mannheim in southwestern Germany (formerly the residence of the electors Palatine), so named from the Germanic personal name Manno (see Mann 2) + Old High German heim ‘homestead’. Mannheim was not fortified or chartered until the beginning of the 17th century, until which time it was just a small fishing village.

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

Similar surnames: Manheimer, Manger, Mander, Manne, Manley, Bernheim, Manier, Manthei

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Manheim Family Origin

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Manheim Family Occupations

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In 1881, (Church Service) Beadle Jew Synagogue, Boot Manufr and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Manheim. The most common Manheim occupation in the UK was (Church Service) Beadle Jew Synagogue. 20% of Manheim's were (Church Service) Beadle Jew Synagogues. A less common occupation for the Manheim family was Musician.

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  • (Church Service) Beadle Jew Synagogue

  • Boot Manufr

  • Labourer

  • Musician


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Manheim Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Manheim. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Manheim 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 Manheim. 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 761 military records available for the last name Manheim. For the veterans among your Manheim ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Manheim Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Manheim life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Manheim in 1962 was 86, and 79 in 2004.

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