Manser Family History

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Manser Name Meaning

from the male personal name Manasseh, Hebrew Menashe ‘one who causes to forget’ (see Manasse), borne in the Middle Ages by Christians as well as by Jews. Hebrew Menashe and its reflexes in other Jewish languages have always been popular among Jews. occupational name for someone who made handles for agricultural and domestic implements, from an agent derivative of Anglo-Norman French mance ‘handle’ (Old French manche, Late Latin manicus, a derivative of manus ‘hand’).

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

Similar surnames: Mander, Maser, Manger, Manier, Ganser, Maner, Mauser, Mahler, Manker

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Manser Family Origin

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Manser Family Occupations

What did your Manser ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Carpenter and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Manser. A less common occupation for the Manser family was Gardener. The most common Manser occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 3% of Manser's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Carpenter

  • Annuitant

  • Gardener


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Manser ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Manser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Manser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Manser 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Manser. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Manser. For the veterans among your Manser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Manser Life Expectancy

What is the average Manser lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Manser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Manser in 1945 was 19, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Manser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Manser ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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