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Banghart Family History

Banghart Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Banghard: from an ancient Germanic personal name perhaps composed of ancient Germanic (Old Norse) banga ‘to beat’ + hard ‘hard strong’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Machart, Manhardt, Arnhart, Ahart, Banwart, Bickhart, Bahar, Barnhart

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Where is the Banghart family from?

You can see how Banghart families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Banghart family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Banghart families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 10 Banghart families living in New Jersey. This was about 59% of all the recorded Banghart's in USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Banghart families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Banghart surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Banghart ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Banghart. 24% of Banghart men worked as a Laborer and 21% of Banghart women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Banghart were Machinist and Teacher. .

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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
    24%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Machinist
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    21%
  • Housewife
    13%
  • Waitress
    13%
  • Teacher
    13%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Banghart. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Banghart 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 475 immigration records available for the last name Banghart. 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 896 military records available for the last name Banghart. For the veterans among your Banghart ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Banghart lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Banghart life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Banghart in 1955 was 61, and 67 in 2004.

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