Banz Name Meaning

habitational name from a place in Franconia so named, or a topographic name from Old High German banz, which denotes the administrative area of a tribe and is probably the origin of the place name. In Bavaria, from Middle High German banz, denoting a barrel or drinking vessel which was used by reapers in the fields, hence probably a metonymic occupational name for a farm laborer or a maker of such vessels.

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

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Banz Family Origin

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Banz Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    22%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Cook On River

    11%
  • Drives A Beer Wagon

    11%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Banz family was Drives A Beer Wagon. Laborer, Carpenter and Cook On River were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Banz. The most common Banz occupation in the USA was Laborer. 22% of Banz's were Laborers.

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Banz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Banz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Banz in 1962 was 89, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Banz

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