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Banes Family History

Banes Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant of Baines . Slovak (Bánes): unexplained. Spanish (Bañes): habitational name from a place in Palencia named Bañes. This surname is rare in Spain; it is found mainly in the Philippines.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Barnes, Bares, Banks, Banos, Manes, Bane, Baney, Baines, Sanes, Janes

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Where is the Banes family from?

You can see how Banes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Banes family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Banes families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 61 Banes families living in London. This was about 16% of all the recorded Banes's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Banes families in 1891.
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What did your Banes ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Clerk General and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Banes. 20% of Banes men worked as a Clerk General and 76% of Banes women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Banes were General Labourer and Housekeeper. .

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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 1939

  • Clerk General
    20%
  • Carpenter joiner
    20%
  • Boot shoe Repairer (master)
    20%
  • General Labourer
    20%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    76%
  • Housewife
    5%
  • Domestic Duties
    4%
  • Housekeeper
    4%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Banes. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

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

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What is the average Banes lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Banes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Banes in 1945 was 54, and 79 in 2004.

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