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Banish Name Meaning

Americanized form of Polish Banach or Banas (see Banas).

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


Similar surnames: Danish, Babish, Yanish, Benish, Banis, Janish, Hanish, Yarish, Fabish

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Where is the Banish family from?

You can see how Banish families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Banish family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Banish families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 8 Banish families living in Manitoba. This was about 44% of all the recorded Banish's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Banish families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Banish surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Banish ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmers Son was the top reported job for people in the CA named Banish. 50% of Banish men worked as a Farmers Son.

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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

  • Farmers Son
    50%
  • Farmer
    50%
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What Banish family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Banish. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Banish 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 161 immigration records available for the last name Banish. 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 507 military records available for the last name Banish. For the veterans among your Banish ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Banish lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Banish life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Banish in 1945 was 31, and 75 in 2004.

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