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Banos Family History

Banos Name Meaning

Spanish (Baños): habitational name from any of numerous places named for their public baths, bañnos (from Latin balnea). In some instances the name may have arisen as a metonymic occupational name for an attendant at a public bath house. Hungarian (Bános): from a pet form of the old secular personal name Bán.

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


Similar surnames: Baros, Bakos, Danos, Janos, Banes, Banks, Ban, Boros, Manos, Banton

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Where is the Banos family from?

You can see how Banos families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Banos family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Banos families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 11 Banos families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 10% of all the recorded Banos's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Banos families in 1920.
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What did your Banos ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Banos. 43% of Banos men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Banos women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Banos were Chef and Waitress.

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    43%
  • Proprietor
    13%
  • Cook
    13%
  • Chef
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    34%
  • Seamstress
    34%
  • Waitress
    34%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Banos. 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 388 military records available for the last name Banos. For the veterans among your Banos ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Banos lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Banos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Banos in 1964 was 64, and 62 in 2004.

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