Manka Family History

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Manka Name Meaning

nickname for a left-handed person, from manka ‘left-hander’. from a pet form of the personal name Emanuel (see Emanuel).

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


Similar surnames: Manko, Majka, Manca, Hanka, Janka, Manna, Manes, Minga, Marko, Manke

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Manka Family Origin

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Manka Family Occupations

What did your Manka ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Manka. 19% of Manka men worked as a Laborer and 5% of Manka women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Manka were Finisher and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    19%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Janitor
    3%
  • Finisher
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    5%
  • Groceryhelper
    5%
  • Housewife
    5%
  • Stenographer
    5%

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

Manka Historical Records

What Manka family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Manka. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Manka 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 530 immigration records available for the last name Manka. 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 561 military records available for the last name Manka. For the veterans among your Manka ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Manka Life Expectancy

What is the average Manka lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Manka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Manka in 1953 was 64, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Manka

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