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Bandstra Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from a place named Band. possibly a topographic name for someone who lived by a road, a topographic derivative of Dutch baan ‘road’

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


Similar surnames: Zandstra, Barrera, Banda, Brandsma, Monastra, Banton, Barbera

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Bandstra Family Origin

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Bandstra Family Occupations

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Bandstra Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bandstra. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bandstra 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 Bandstra. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bandstra. For the veterans among your Bandstra ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bandstra Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2003, in the United States, Bandstra life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Bandstra in 1953 was 48, and 76 in 2003.

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