Banken Family History

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Banken Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of Bank.

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


Similar surnames: Banke, Macken, Bankes, Hanken, Blanken, Vangen, Banker, Blanke

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Banken Family Origin

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Banken Family Occupations

What did your Banken ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Policeman were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Banken. A less common occupation for the Banken family was Works In Saw Mill. The most common Banken occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Banken's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Policeman

    25%
  • Works In Saw Mill

    25%

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

Banken Historical Records

What Banken family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Banken. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Banken 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 Banken. 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 Banken. For the veterans among your Banken ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Banken Life Expectancy

What is the average Banken lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Banken life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Banken in 1962 was 89, and 72 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Banken

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Banken 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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