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Mammen Name Meaning

East Frisian: patronymic from the nursery name Mamme related to Middle High German mamme memme ‘mother's breast’ (from Latin mamma). English (of Norman origin): variant of Mayman from the Middle English Anglo-Norman French personal name Maymond a variant of Old French Maismon Maimon the oblique case form of Maisme (from Latin Maximus); see Maxim . The excrescent -d was added in Anglo-Norman French; compare Hammond . Indian (Kerala): from a variant of the personal name Thomas found among Christians in southern India. It is formed with the Tamil-Malayalam third-person masculine singular suffix -n. — Note: Since South Indians traditionally do not have hereditary surnames this name was in most cases registered as such only after immigration of its bearers to the US.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Oommen, Rammel, Hammer, Hammen, Ammon, Campen, Maben, Dammen, Matzen

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Where is the Mammen family from?

You can see how Mammen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mammen family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Mammen families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Mammen family living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Mammen's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Mammen families in 1911.
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What did your Mammen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mammen. 33% of Mammen men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Mammen women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mammen were Laborer and House. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Clerk
  • Farm Laborer
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Teacher
  • Stenographer
  • House
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Passenger Lists

There are 696 immigration records available for the last name Mammen. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 675 military records available for the last name Mammen. For the veterans among your Mammen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mammen lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Mammen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Mammen in 1957 was 40, and 80 in 2004.

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