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Bankert Name Meaning

German and Dutch: nickname for an illegitimate child, from Middle High German, Middle Low German banc-hart, Dutch bankaard ‘fathered on a bench’.

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

Similar surnames: Banker, Dankert, Gantert, Pinkert, Benkert, Banner, Bakker, Backer

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Where is the Bankert family from?

You can see how Bankert families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bankert family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bankert families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there was 1 Bankert family living in Manitoba. This was about 50% of all the recorded Bankert's in Canada. Manitoba and 1 other province had the highest population of Bankert families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bankert surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bankert ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Servant was the top reported job for people in the CA named Bankert. .

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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 Female Occupations in 1921

  • Servant
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Bankert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bankert 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 270 immigration records available for the last name Bankert. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bankert. For the veterans among your Bankert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bankert lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Bankert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Bankert in 1960 was 78, and 82 in 2004.

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