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Bankston Family History

Bankston Name Meaning
Americanized form of Swedish Bengtsson (see Bengtson).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

182,646 Historical Documents with Bankston on Ancestry
25,815 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,325 Military Records
484 Immigration Records
17,435 Census and Voter Lists
133,587 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Bankston Families

  • Number of Bankston families
     74 - 146
     25 - 73
     1 - 24
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bankston families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Bankston last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Bankston census records

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Bankston Family Origin

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Average Life Expectancy for Bankston

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Bankston Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Bankston census records

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Bankston Civil War Service Records

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