Banbury Family History

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Banbury Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Banbury, a place in Oxfordshire, named with the unattested Old English personal name Ban(n)a (possibly a byname meaning ‘felon’, ‘murderer’) + Old English burh ‘fort’, dative byrig.

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


Similar surnames: Hanbury, Danbury, Asbury, Albury, Marbury, Bradbury, Bury, Duxbury

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Banbury Family Origin

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Banbury Family Occupations

What did your Banbury ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Banbury occupation in the UK was Farmer. 14% of Banbury's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Banbury family was Carpenter. Farmer, Charwoman and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Banbury.

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Charwoman

    3%
  • Annuitant

    2%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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

Banbury Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Banbury. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Banbury census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Banbury

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Banbury. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Banbury. For the veterans among your Banbury ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Banbury Life Expectancy

What is the average Banbury lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Banbury life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Banbury in 1941 was 23, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Banbury

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Banbury 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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