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Bane Name Meaning

English: from Middle English ban ‘slayer murderer’ (Old English bana). Irish Scottish and English: variant of Bain . French: metonymic occupational name from Old French ban(n)e ‘hamper large basket’. This surname is very rare in France; in North America it may hence alternatively be an altered form of Bain

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

Similar surnames: Bann, Cane, Lane, Bank, Bone, Dane, Banes, Bade, Bayne, Ban

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Where is the Bane family from?

You can see how Bane families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bane family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bane families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 31 Bane families living in Ontario. This was about 37% of all the recorded Bane's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Bane families in 1911.
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What did your Bane ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Teamster and House were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Bane. 60% of Bane men worked as a Teamster and 100% of Bane women worked as a House. .

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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

  • Teamster
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • House
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Census Records

There are 40,000 census records available for the last name Bane. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bane 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Bane. 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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There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Bane. For the veterans among your Bane ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bane lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Bane life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Bane in 1943 was 37, and 75 in 2004.

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