Banis Family History
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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