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Bander Name Meaning

German (Bänder): occupational name for a cooper (see Bender ). Jewish (Ashkenazic; also Bänder): from German Band ‘cord’ + the suffix -er either an occupational name for a cord maker or a name distributed at random by Austrian clerks.

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

Similar surnames: Wander, Bandel, Brander, Banker, Bender, Zander, Bader, Lander

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Where is the Bander family from?

You can see how Bander families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bander family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bander families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 86 Bander families living in Ontario. This was about 62% of all the recorded Bander's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Bander families in 1911.
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What did your Bander ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur and Saleswoman were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Bander. 50% of Bander men worked as a Cultivateur and 100% of Bander women worked as a Saleswoman. .

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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 1921

  • Cultivateur
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Saleswoman
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Bander. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bander census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bander. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Bander. For the veterans among your Bander ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bander lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Bander life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Bander in 1944 was 44, and 88 in 2004.

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