Bannerman Family History

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Bannerman Name Meaning

Scottish: occupational name for a standard bearer, from Anglo-Norman French banere ‘flag’, ‘ensign’ (Old French baniere, Late Latin bandaria) + Middle English man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Banner, Batterman, Ackerman, Angerman, Lanterman, Alderman, Wasserman

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Bannerman Family Origin

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Bannerman Family Occupations

What did your Bannerman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Pauper and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bannerman. The most common Bannerman occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Bannerman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bannerman family was Joiner.

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  • Farmer

  • Pauper

  • Cooper

  • Joiner


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

Bannerman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Bannerman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bannermancensus 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Bannerman. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Bannerman. For the veterans among your Bannerman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bannerman Life Expectancy

What is the average Bannerman lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Bannerman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Bannerman in 1949 was 47, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bannerman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bannerman 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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