Banik Family History

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Banik Name Meaning

Polish and Slovak (Baník): occupational name for a miner. Polish: from a reduced form of Benedikt or Benedykt, vernacular forms of Benedictus (see Benedict). Indian (Bengal, Assam, and Orissa) and Bangladeshi: Hindu (Baishya) name, from Sanskrit va?nik ‘merchant’.

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

Similar surnames: Bank, Benik, Banis, Janik, Balik, Babik, Malik, Tank, Benak, Sani

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Banik Family Origin

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Banik Family Occupations

What did your Banik ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Banik. 35% of Banik men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Banik women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Banik were Teacher and Packer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • Teacher

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
  • Packer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Banik Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Banik. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Banik 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 479 immigration records available for the last name Banik. 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 585 military records available for the last name Banik. For the veterans among your Banik ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Banik Life Expectancy

What is the average Banik lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Banik life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Banik in 1961 was 45, and 83 in 2004.

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