Banas Family History

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Banas Name Meaning

Polish (Banas or Banasz): from a pet form of the personal name Benedykt, a vernacular form of Benedictus (see Benedict).

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

Similar surnames: Banis, Panas, Janas, Balas, Banos, Barnas, Banks, Basa, Janos, Benak

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Banas Family Origin

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Banas Family Occupations

What did your Banas ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Banas family was Work On Railroad. Farmer and Traveling Agt were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Banas. The most common Banas occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Banas's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Traveling Agt

  • Work On Railroad


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Banas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Banas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Banas census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Banas. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Banas. For the veterans among your Banas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Banas Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Banas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Banas in 1953 was 56, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Banas

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Banas ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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