Manson Family History
Manson Name Meaning
Scottish (mainly the Northern Isles): shortened form of Magnusson . English: patronymic probably sometimes from the Middle English personal name Man Manne (Old English Mann(a) or Old Danish Manni) + -son; compare Mann . Occasionally perhaps from a Middle English personal name Mainstan (Old English Mægenstān from mægen ‘might power’ + stān ‘stone’). Americanized form of Swedish Månsson (rarely Månson): patronymic from the personal name Måns a derivative of Magnus . Compare Monson . Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from Man 9.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022