Banbury Family History

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Banbury Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Banbury, a place in Oxfordshire, named with the unattested Old English personal name Ban(n)a (possibly a byname meaning ‘felon’, ‘murderer’) + Old English burh ‘fort’, dative byrig.

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

Similar surnames: Hanbury, Danbury, Asbury, Albury, Marbury, Bradbury, Bury, Duxbury

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Banbury Family Origin

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Banbury Family Occupations

What did your Banbury ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Banbury. 25% of Banbury men worked as a Farmer and 36% of Banbury women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Banbury were Farming and Secretary

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Clerk
  • Secretary

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Banbury Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Banbury. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Banbury 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Banbury. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Banbury. For the veterans among your Banbury ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Banbury Life Expectancy

What is the average Banbury lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Banbury life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Banbury in 1941 was 23, and 80 in 2004.

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