Last name: MANN

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MANN : This last name is indexed 475,455 times on Geneanet!

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MANN : 1: English German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a fierce or strong man or for a man contrasted with a boy from Middle English Middle High German man German Mann ‘man’. In some cases it may have arisen as an occupational name for a servant from the medieval use of the term to describe a person of inferior social status. The Jewish surname can be artificial.2: English and German: from the ancient Germanic personal name Manno found in Old English as Mann or Manna. This originated either as a byname or else as a short form of a compound name containing the element man ‘man’ such as Hermann.3: English: habitational name from the Isle of Man.4: Irish and Scottish: shortened form of McMann from McMahon.5: Germanized form of Sorbian Man: from a short form of the Old Slavic personal name Manislav or Manomir based on the element man ‘to allure’ (from Old Slavic maniti).6: Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Man 9 cognate with 1 above.7: American shortened form of Finnish Manninen.8: Indian (Punjab): Jat and Sikh name of unexplained etymology.

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