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Bankier Family History

Bankier Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Banker, Baker, Anker, Lanier, Barker, Backer, Banner, Manier, Vannier

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Where is the Bankier family from?

You can see how Bankier families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bankier family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Bankier families were found in and Scotland in 1841and Scotland in 1851and Scotland in 1861and Scotland in 1871and Scotland in 1881and Scotland in 1891and Scotland in 1901. In 1891 there were 7 Bankier families living in Lancashire. This was about 64% of all the recorded Bankier's in the UK. Lancashire had the highest population of Bankier families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bankier surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bankier ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Bankier. .

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

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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What Bankier family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bankier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bankier census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Bankier. 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 Cards

There are 163 military records available for the last name Bankier. For the veterans among your Bankier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bankier lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Bankier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bankier in 1956 was 52, and 84 in 2004.

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