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Bann Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German ban ‘area (of fields or woods) banned from agricultural or other use’, hence probably a topographic name for someone who lived by such a reserve. See also Banwart. English: of uncertain origin. Reaney suggests that it may be from an unrecorded Old English personal name Banna, or a metonymic occupational name for a basket maker, from Old French bane, banne ‘hamper’, ‘pannier’. Compare French Bane.

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


Similar surnames: Bain, Banz, Dann, Bank, Mann, Kann, Pann, Bahn, Wann, Band

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Bann Family Origin

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Bann Family Occupations

What did your Bann ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bann occupation in Canada was Journalier. 60% of Bann's were Journaliers. Journalier and Machinest were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bann. A less common occupation for the Bann family was Saloon Keeper.

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  • Journalier

    60%
  • Machinest

    20%
  • Saloon Keeper

    20%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bann ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bann Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bann 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bann. 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 Bann. For the veterans among your Bann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bann Life Expectancy

What is the average Bann lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Bann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Bann in 1962 was 66, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bann 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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