Bankey Family History

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Bankey Name Meaning

Americanized form of North German Behnke.

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

Similar surnames: Baney, Yankey, Mankey, Pankey, Bakey, Yankee, Yanke, Yaney, Bandel

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Bankey Family Origin

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Bankey Family Occupations

What did your Bankey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Bricklayer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bankey. A less common occupation for the Bankey family was Stencel Cutter. The most common Bankey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 69% of Bankey's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Bricklayer

  • Laborer

  • Stencel Cutter


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

Bankey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bankey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bankey 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 143 immigration records available for the last name Bankey. 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 308 military records available for the last name Bankey. For the veterans among your Bankey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bankey Life Expectancy

What is the average Bankey lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Bankey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Bankey in 1951 was 52, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bankey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bankey 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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