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Banda Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from various places named with banda, probably in the sense ‘side’, ‘edge’, ‘part’. Hungarian: of uncertain origin; probably from the old secular personal name Bán. Jewish (from Poland): metonymic occupational name from Polish banda ‘ribbon’. In some instances, perhaps an altered spelling of German and Dutch Bande (see Band). Croatian or Serbian: nickname for a bandit, from banda ‘band’, ‘gang’. This name originates from the Kordun and Krajina region on the former border between Croatia and Bosnia.

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

Similar surnames: Bandi, Landa, Band, Anda, Basa, Ban, Benda, Banz, Sanda, Bunda

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Banda Family Origin

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Banda Family Occupations

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In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Banda. 36% of Banda men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Banda women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Banda were Labor and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Labor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Housewife
  • Farming
  • Saleslady

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

Banda Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Banda. 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 Banda. For the veterans among your Banda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Banda Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Banda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Banda in 1957 was 21, and 75 in 2004.

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