Mcmanus Family History

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Mcmanus Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Maghnuis, patronymic from a Gaelic form of the Scandinavian personal name Magnus. As an Irish name this is found chiefly in Roscommon and Fermanagh and is connected with the O’Connors or the Maguires; in Scotland it is connected with the Colquhouns.

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

Similar surnames: Mcmahon, Mcinnis, Mcminn, Mcamis, Mcmunn, Manes, Mcdaris, Magnus

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Mcmanus Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Mcmanus name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Mcmanus. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Ireland & Scotland


  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Italy


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Mcmanus Family Origin

Where is the Mcmanus family from?

Mcmanus Family Occupations

What did your Mcmanus ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Mcmanus occupation in the UK was Labourer. 10% of Mcmanus's were Labourers. Labourer, Coal Miner and General Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcmanus. A less common occupation for the Mcmanus family was Hawker.

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  • Labourer

  • Coal Miner

  • General Laborer

  • Hawker


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

Mcmanus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 138,000 census records available for the last name Mcmanus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcmanus 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 28,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcmanus. 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 29,000 military records available for the last name Mcmanus. For the veterans among your Mcmanus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcmanus Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcmanus lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Mcmanus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Mcmanus in 1941 was 31, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcmanus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcmanus 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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