Bangs Family History

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Bangs Name Meaning

English: variant of Banks 1.

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

Similar surnames: Banes, Bunts, Baggs, Bavis, Ebanks, Hands, Bange, Banks, Bails, Bang

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Bangs Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Bangs name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Bangs. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • France


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Bangs Family Origin

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Bangs Family Occupations

What did your Bangs ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bangs family was Builder. Bricklayer, Grocer and Boot Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bangs. The most common Bangs occupation in the UK was Bricklayer. 7% of Bangs's were Bricklayers.

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  • Bricklayer

  • Grocer

  • Boot Maker

  • Builder


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

Bangs Historical Records

What Bangs family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Bangs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bangs 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bangs. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Bangs. For the veterans among your Bangs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bangs Life Expectancy

What is the average Bangs lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Bangs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1955. The average life expectancy for Bangs in 1948 was 42, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bangs

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bangs 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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