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Bando Name Meaning

Japanese (Bando): meaning ‘east of the slope’, referring to provinces east of Osaka (‘great slope’). Two characters meaning ‘slope’ and a third character, meaning ‘wooden board’ but similar in appearance to the two meaning ‘slope’, are used to write it. The name is found mostly in western Japan.

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

Similar surnames: Ando, Sando, Ban, Bandi, Band, Bandow, Banko, Rando, Baldo, Cardo

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Where is the Bando family from?

You can see how Bando families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bando family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Bando families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 6 Bando families living in Wisconsin. This was about 50% of all the recorded Bando's in the USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Bando families in 1880.
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What did your Bando ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Typist were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bando. 35% of Bando men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Bando women worked as a Typist. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bando were Truck Driver and Stenog.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Typist
  • Operator
  • Stenog
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bando. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bando census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 895 immigration records available for the last name Bando. 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 Cards

There are 614 military records available for the last name Bando. For the veterans among your Bando ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bando lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Bando life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Bando in 1959 was 55, and 69 in 2004.

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