When George Washington Mann was born on 8 May 1855, in Missouri, United States, his father, Samuel James Mann, was 32 and his mother, Malinda Jane Giles, was 30. He married Lydia Barbara Bentley on 18 October 1882, in Staunton, Macoupin, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Howell Township, Howell, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Justice Precinct 6, Navarro, Texas, United States in 1910. He died on 16 April 1916, at the age of 60, and was buried in Hamilton Beeman Cemetery, Retreat, Robertson, Republic of Texas.
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.
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 .
English: habitational name from the Isle of Man.
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