Bancroft Family History

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Bancroft Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various minor places called Bancroft, from Old English bean ‘beans’ (a collective singular) + croft ‘paddock’, ‘smallholding’.

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

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Bancroft Family Origin

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Bancroft Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Labourer

    17%
  • Fisherman

    14%
  • Clergyman

    6%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bancroft family was Clergyman. The most common Bancroft occupation in Canada was Farmer. 31% of Bancroft's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bancroft.

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Bancroft Historical Records

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Bancroft Life Expectancy

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