Banis Name Meaning

Greek: of uncertain origin; possibly a nickname meaning ‘hut-dweller’, from Albanian banë ‘hut’. Lithuanian (also Banys): from a vernacular form of the personal name Benediktas, Latin Benedictus (see Benedict). Dutch: from a vernacular form of Latin Benedictus (see Benedict).

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

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Banis Family Origin

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Banis Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    50%
  • Notion

    50%

In 1880, the most common Banis occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Banis's were Laborers. Laborer and Notion were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Banis.

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United States

Between 1953 and 2003, Banis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Banis in 1953 was 46, and 61 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Banis

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