Bancroft Family History

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Bancroft Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various minor places called Bancroft, from Old English bean ‘beans’ (a collective singular) + croft ‘paddock’, ‘smallholding’.

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


Similar surnames: Barcroft, Beecroft, Rycroft, Haycraft, Croft, Ashcroft, Howcroft

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Bancroft Family Origin

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Bancroft Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bancroft family was Carpenter. The most common Bancroft occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Bancroft's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bancroft.

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Bancroft Historical Records

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Bancroft Life Expectancy

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