Meaning and Origin of Manzo - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Manzo

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Japanese : 10,000-fold-strong; third son

Family name origins & meanings:

  • Italian : nickname for someone supposedly resembling an ox, manzo (from Late Latin mansus ‘tame’ (see Manso), with a particular sense of an ox tamed to the plow), or metonymic occupational name for someone who worked with oxen.
  • Italian : nickname from manso ‘gentle’, ‘mild’ (from the same Late Latin word as 1).
  • Italian : possibly from a Germanic personal name formed with magin ‘strength’, ‘might’. Compare Main.