When Henry Zell Manning was born on 1 August 1891, in Rockford, Coosa, Alabama, United States, his father, Enoch LaFayette Manning, was 39 and his mother, Martha Jeraldine DeRamus, was 34. He married Leora "Orah" Taylor on 1 December 1911, in Chilton, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Mignon, Talladega, Alabama, United States in 1930 and Election Precinct 11 Sylacauga, Talladega, Alabama, United States in 1940. He died on 1 November 1951, in Sylacauga, Talladega, Alabama, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Sylacauga, Talladega, Alabama, 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.