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Manos Name Meaning

Greek: from the personal name Manos a pet form of Manolis or a shortened form of any of various derivatives of this name. American shortened form of Greek Marinakos a patronymic from the personal name Marinos or metronymic from its feminine equivalent Marina + the suffix -akos which is particularly associated with the Mani Peninsula in southwestern Peloponnese. American shortened form of Voulomanos itself probably an Americanized form of Greek Voulomenos ‘sealed plugged’ from Latin bulla. Spanish: from the plural of mano ‘hand’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Manis, Manes, Banos, Panos, Nanos, Danos, Mano, Janos, Makos, Matos

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You can see how Manos families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Manos family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Manos families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 11 Manos families living in Quebec. This was about 41% of all the recorded Manos's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Manos families in 1911.
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What did your Manos ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Manos. 100% of Manos 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
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There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Manos. For the veterans among your Manos ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Manos lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Manos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Manos in 1949 was 38, and 69 in 2004.

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