Manella Family History

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Manella Name Meaning

Southern Italian and Greek (Manellas): nickname or occupational name from the Greek vocabulary word manela ‘lever’, ‘crank’, Italian maniglia.

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

Similar surnames: Mainella, Minella, Vanella, Masella, Danella, Patella, Capella

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Manella Family Origin

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Manella Family Occupations

What did your Manella ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Manella occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 50% of Manella's were Keeping Houses. Keeping House and Organ Grinder were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Manella.

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  • Keeping House

  • Organ Grinder


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

Manella Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Manella. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Manella 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 524 immigration records available for the last name Manella. 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 305 military records available for the last name Manella. For the veterans among your Manella ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Manella Life Expectancy

What is the average Manella lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Manella life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Manella in 1963 was 77, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Manella

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Manella 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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