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Manor Family History

Manor Name Meaning

English: variant of Mayner . Jewish (Israeli): modern Hebrew name meaning ‘loom’. Altered form of French Ménard (see Menard ) reflecting the characteristic Canadian and American French rounding of the -ard ending.

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


Similar surnames: Mayor, Major, Mano, Sanor, Maynor, Minor, Mentor, Mantor, Manos

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Where is the Manor family from?

You can see how Manor families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Manor family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Manor families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 43 Manor families living in Ontario. This was about 57% of all the recorded Manor's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Manor families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Manor surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Manor ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Manor. 53% of Manor men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    53%
  • Clerk
    16%
  • Merchant
    11%
  • Labourer
    11%
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Census Records

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Manor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Manor 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Manor. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Manor. For the veterans among your Manor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Manor lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Manor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Manor in 1950 was 45, and 81 in 2004.

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