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Origins of the Manyan surname

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About the Manyans

We have a total number of 315 records for people with the last name Manyan.

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Where do most Manyans live?

In 1921, most Manyans lived in Yorkshire.


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Interesting facts about Manyans

How common is your surname?

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

We have 118 records for the Manyan surname. The oldest one dates back to 1921.

Who were Manyans most likely to marry?

Wilkinsons

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Proctors

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What are the most common Manyan first names?

  • John
  • Thomas
  • Mary
  • Bridget

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Common jobs for Manyans

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

Common Female occupations for Manyans in 1921
Hay Mill Factory Worker

3

Domestic Servant

2

Colliery Screen Labourer Aboveground

1

House Servant

1

Labourers Wife

1

Common Male occupations for Manyans in 1921
Shipwright

9

Cabinet Maker

2

Farm Labourer

2

General Labourer

2

Labr

2

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