Bankes Family History

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Bankes Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant spelling of Banks 1.

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

Similar surnames: Banes, Banker, Backes, Hankes, Banks, Barkes, Hanken, Bane, Bunkers

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Bankes Family Origin

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Bankes Family Occupations

What did your Bankes ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Laborer and Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Bankes. 18% of Bankes men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Bankes women worked as a Domestic. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bankes were Agent and Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Farmer
  • Agent

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Domestic
  • Farmer
  • Scholar
  • Servant

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

Bankes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Bankes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bankes 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 884 immigration records available for the last name Bankes. 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 Bankes. For the veterans among your Bankes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bankes Life Expectancy

What is the average Bankes lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Bankes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Bankes in 1954 was 60, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bankes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bankes ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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