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Banka Name Meaning

Polish (Banka) and Slovak (also Banka): nickname for a short fat man, from banka ‘bulb’. Hungarian (Bánka): see Bank.

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


Similar surnames: Bania, Bank, Banda, Baka, Banko, Babka, Basa, Kalka, Janka, Manka

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Banka Family Origin

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Banka Family Occupations

What did your Banka ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Blacksmiths Helper and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Banka. A less common occupation for the Banka family was Stone Cutter. The most common Banka occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Banka's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    50%
  • Blacksmiths Helper

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Stone Cutter

    13%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Banka ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Banka Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Banka. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Banka census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Banka. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Banka. For the veterans among your Banka ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Banka Life Expectancy

What is the average Banka lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Banka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Banka in 1961 was 76, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Banka

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Banka ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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