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Manasse Name Meaning

French: from the Biblical Hebrew personal name Manasseh, from nashah ‘make to forget’. This was the name of Joseph’s elder son, brother of Ephraim, so named in the hope that Joseph’s father Jacob might begin to forget the sorrows of the past.

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


Similar surnames: Masse, Manser, Menashe, Lacasse, Sasse, Maras, Annese, Massey

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Manasse Family Origin

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Manasse Family Occupations

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In 1940, Salesman was the top reported job for people in the US named Manasse. 36% of Manasse men worked as a Salesman

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    36%
  • Farming
    18%
  • Physician
    12%
  • Farmer
    12%

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

Manasse Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Manasse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Manasse 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Manasse. 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 Card

There are 411 military records available for the last name Manasse. For the veterans among your Manasse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Manasse Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Manasse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Manasse in 1963 was 78, and 70 in 2004.

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