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Bania Name Meaning

Polish: from bania ‘gourd’, ‘globe’, ‘round, bulging object’, probably applied as a nickname for a small fat man.

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


Similar surnames: Banka, Banda, Kania, Basa, Babin, Mania, Barba, Banta, Banis, Ban

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Bania Family Origin

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Bania Family Occupations

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Bania Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bania. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bania 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

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Draft Card

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Bania Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Bania life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bania in 1958 was 77, and 62 in 2004.

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