When John Ellis Manning Dillman was born on 25 November 1890, in Vienna Township, Genesee, Michigan, United States, his father, Thomas A. Manning, was 36 and his mother, Alma Alice Saxton, was 23. He married Freda Suzanna Alloway on 14 July 1922, in Pierce, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States for about 5 years and Elk Plain Election Precinct, Pierce, Washington, United States in 1940. He died on 9 April 1979, in Bellevue, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Duvall, King, Washington, United States.
Irish (Cork and Kerry): adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó Mainnín ‘descendant of Mainnín’, probably an assimilated form of Mainchín, a diminutive of manach ‘monk’. This is the name of a chieftain family in Connacht. It is sometimes pronounced Ó Maingín and Anglicized as Mangan .
English: from a Middle English survival of the Old English personal name Manning.
North German and Dutch: habitational name from a farm so named, once in possession of a certain Manno (see Mann 2) and his kin.
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