Banta Name Meaning

Frisian: probably a habitational name for someone from Bant, in the 17th century an island in Friesland, now the village north of Emmeloord in the Noordoostpolder.

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


Similar surnames: Ranta, Banda, Santa, Ante, Canto, Gaeta, Cantu, Banyai, Basa, Banz

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Banta Family Origin

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Banta Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Banta family was Laborer. The most common Banta occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Banta's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Banta.

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Banta Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Banta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Banta in 1944 was 31, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Banta

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