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Banner Name Meaning

English (Midlands): metonymic occupational name for a standard bearer, from Anglo-Norman French banere ‘flag’, ‘ensign’ (see Bannerman). German: occupational name for a standard bearer, Middle High German banier, Middle Low German banner, from French bannière ‘flag’, ‘standard’.

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


Similar surnames: Kanner, Banker, Danner, Benner, Tanner, Basner, Bann, Anker, Wanner

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Banner Family Origin

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Banner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Clerk

    13%
  • Waggon Maker

    13%

In 1881, the most common Banner occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Banner's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Banner. A less common occupation for the Banner family was Waggon Maker.

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Banner Historical Records

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Banner Life Expectancy

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