Banda Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from various places named with banda, probably in the sense ‘side’, ‘edge’, ‘part’. Hungarian: of uncertain origin; probably from the old secular personal name Bán. Jewish (from Poland): metonymic occupational name from Polish banda ‘ribbon’. In some instances, perhaps an altered spelling of German and Dutch Bande (see Band). Croatian or Serbian: nickname for a bandit, from banda ‘band’, ‘gang’. This name originates from the Kordun and Krajina region on the former border between Croatia and Bosnia.

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

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Banda Family Origin

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Banda Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Keep House

    11%
  • Keeps House

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%

In 1880, Farmer, Keep House and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Banda. A less common occupation for the Banda family was Laborer. The most common Banda occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Banda's were Farmers.

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Between 1957 and 2004, Banda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Banda in 1957 was 21, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Banda

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