Manger Family History

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Manger Name Meaning

English, Dutch, and German: occupational name for a retail trader, Middle English manger, monger, Middle Dutch manger, menger, Middle High German mangære, mengære (from Late Latin mango ‘salesman’, with the addition of the Germanic agent suffix). Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead in southwestern Norway named as Mángr in Old Norse, perhaps from már ‘sea gull’ + angr ‘fjord’.

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

Similar surnames: Menger, Mander, Sanger, Ranger, Monger, Mager, Zanger, Fanger, Manser

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Manger Family Origin

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Manger Family Occupations

What did your Manger ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Manger occupation in Canada was Farmer. 57% of Manger's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming And Fishing and Couturiere were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Manger. A less common occupation for the Manger family was Evangilist.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming And Fishing

  • Couturiere

  • Evangilist


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

Manger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Manger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Manger 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Manger. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Manger. For the veterans among your Manger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Manger Life Expectancy

What is the average Manger lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Manger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Manger in 1948 was 30, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Manger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Manger 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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