Banzhaf Family History

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Banzhaf Name Meaning

German (South): metonymic occupational name for a maker of vats and drinking vessels, from banz (see Banz) + hafen ‘pot’.

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


Similar surnames: Banz, Banda, Bazar, Banyas, Lanza, Bazan, Banghart, Bachar, Bahar

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Banzhaf Family Origin

Where is the Banzhaf family from?

Banzhaf Family Occupations

What did your Banzhaf ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Banzhaf occupation in the USA was Dealer In Farm Machinary. 25% of Banzhaf's were Dealer In Farm Machinarys. Dealer In Farm Machinary, Retired Soldier and Work For Shoe Manuf. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Banzhaf. A less common occupation for the Banzhaf family was Work In Shoe Manuf..

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  • Dealer In Farm Machinary

    25%
  • Retired Soldier

    25%
  • Work For Shoe Manuf.

    25%
  • Work In Shoe Manuf.

    25%

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

Banzhaf Historical Records

What Banzhaf family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Banzhaf Life Expectancy

What is the average Banzhaf lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Banzhaf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Banzhaf in 1946 was 43, and 99 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Banzhaf

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Banzhaf 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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