Manis Name Meaning

Greek: from the personal name Manis, a pet form of Emmanouel (see Emanuel). Czech (Maniš): from German Mann, or from a Germanic personal name such as Manfred. French: unexplained. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name Mane + the Yiddish possessive suffix -s. As a male name, this represents a variant of Man 8. As a female name, it is derived from a form of Mary borrowed from Slavic Christians.

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

Similar surnames: Matis, Danis, Manes, Manos, Maris, Malis, Hanis, Mani, Mars, Janis

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Manis Family Origin

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Manis Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Manis family was Farming. The most common Manis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Manis's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Manis.

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Manis Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Manis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Manis in 1940 was 58, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Manis

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