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Mangas Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese: probably a nickname from the plural of manga ‘sleeve’. Spanish: habitational name from Mangas in Zaragoza province. Greek: nickname from mangas ‘smart clever cunning’ from Turkish manga and Albanian mangë ‘platoon group of irregular soldiers’ ultimately from Old Italian banca ‘bench (of rowers in a galley)’.

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


Similar surnames: Mangan, Manas, Vargas, Canas, Kangas, Langa, Mango, Magas, Masias

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Where is the Mangas family from?

You can see how Mangas families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mangas family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mangas families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there was 1 Mangas family living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Mangas's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Mangas families in 1911.
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What did your Mangas ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mangas. 34% of Mangas men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Mangas women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mangas were Salesman and Teacher. .

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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
    34%
  • Laborer
    30%
  • Farm
    12%
  • Salesman
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleslady
    22%
  • Housework
    22%
  • Maid
    22%
  • Teacher
    22%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Mangas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mangas 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 619 immigration records available for the last name Mangas. 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 224 military records available for the last name Mangas. For the veterans among your Mangas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mangas lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Mangas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mangas in 1962 was 59, and 93 in 2004.

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