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Origins of the Manuel surname

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About the Manuels

We have a total number of 10986 records for people with the last name Manuel.

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Where do most Manuels live?

In 1921, most Manuels lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Manuels

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 8,040 records for the Manuel surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Manuels most likely to marry?




Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Manuels.

What are the most common Manuel first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Manuels

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

Common Female occupations for Manuels in 1921


Domestic Servant




House Servant


General Servant Domestic


Common Male occupations for Manuels in 1921
Farm Hands


Coal Miner


Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers




Agricultural Labourer


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