Robert Mann

Brief Life History of Robert

When Robert Mann was born on 5 May 1840, in Loftus, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Mann, was 37 and his mother, Dorothy Hudson, was 33. He married Annie Wood in September 1860, in York, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years.

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Robert Mann
Annie Wood
Marriage: September 1860
William Mann
Edward Robert Mann
Dorothy Annie Mann
Christopher H Mann
Clara W A Mann
Lillian E Mann
Minnie Daisy Mann
Rose W Mann

Sources (10)

  • Robert Mann, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Robert Mann, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"
  • Robert Mam, "Canada, British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993"

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Name Meaning

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.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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