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Manary Surname Meaning

Irish: variant of Menary an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Náradhaigh described by Woulfe as a ‘rare Ulster surname’.

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


Similar surnames: Mcnary, Manry, Mccary, Canary, Manley, Mahady, Mcnay, Flanary

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Where is the Manary family from?

You can see how Manary families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Manary family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Manary families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 36 Manary families living in Ontario. This was about 57% of all the recorded Manary's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Manary families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Manary surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Manary ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Tudiant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Manary. 47% of Manary men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Manary women worked as a Tudiant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Manary were Clerk and Nurse. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    47%
  • Labourer
    24%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Clerk
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Tudiant
    34%
  • Saleslady
    34%
  • Nurse
    34%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Manary. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Manary census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 373 immigration records available for the last name Manary. 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 387 military records available for the last name Manary. For the veterans among your Manary ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Manary lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Manary life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Manary in 1959 was 59, and 66 in 2004.

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