Bandera Family History

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Bandera Name Meaning

Spanish: from bandera ‘banner’, ‘flag’, hence presumably a status name for a standard bearer. Ukrainian: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Bandura, Banner, Candela, Balderas, Andera, Barrera, Bender, Caldera

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Bandera Family Origin

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Bandera Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Bandera occupation in the USA was Oyster Dealer. 100% of Bandera's were Oyster Dealers.

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  • Oyster Dealer


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Bandera Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bandera. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bandera 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bandera. 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 207 military records available for the last name Bandera. For the veterans among your Bandera ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bandera Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Bandera life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Bandera in 1962 was 80, and 79 in 2004.

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