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Banke Family History

Banke Name Meaning

German: variant of Bank.

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

Similar surnames: Bank, Banker, Balke, Blanke, Banken, Panke, Backe, Bake, Bange, Bunke

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Where is the Banke family from?

You can see how Banke families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Banke family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Banke families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 16 Banke families living in Michigan. This was about 14% of all the recorded Banke's in the USA. Michigan had the highest population of Banke families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Banke surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Banke ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Motor Driver and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Banke. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Motor Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Banke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Banke 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Banke. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Banke. For the veterans among your Banke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Banke lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Banke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Banke in 1962 was 45, and 85 in 2004.

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