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Banes Name Meaning

Variant of Scottish and English Baines. Spanish (Bañes): habitational name from a place in Palencia named Bañes. German: perhaps a variant or a patronymic from the Frisian personal name Bane, from ban ‘decree’, ‘ban’.

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


Similar surnames: Barnes, Bares, Banks, Banos, Manes, Bane, Baney, Baines, Sanes, Janes

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Where is the Banes family from?

You can see how Banes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Banes family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Banes families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 12 Banes families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 40% of all the recorded Banes's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Banes families in 1840.
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What did your Banes ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Banes. 25% of Banes men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Banes women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Banes were Carpenter and Waitress.

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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
    25%
  • Farmer
    23%
  • Salesman
    4%
  • Carpenter
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    10%
  • Housewife
    9%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Waitress
    7%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Banes. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Banes. For the veterans among your Banes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Banes lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Banes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Banes in 1945 was 54, and 79 in 2004.

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