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Origins of the Mann surname

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About the Manns

We have a total number of 190089 records for people with the last name Mann.

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Alternative variations of the name Mann

Mann, Man, Manus, Mangus, Monn

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Where do most Manns live?

In 1921, most Manns lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Manns

How common is your surname?

251st most common surname in the UK

We have 158,000 records for the Mann surname. The oldest one dates back to 1300.

Who were Manns most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Mann first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Manns

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Manns in 1921


Domestic Servant




General Servant Domestic


Living On Own Means


Common Male occupations for Manns in 1921
Agricultural Labourer




General Labourer


Coal Miner


Farm Labourer


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