Banse Family History

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Banse Name Meaning

German: from Middle Low German banse ‘granary’, ‘(wood or coal) shed next to a barn’ hence a topographic name for someone who owned or lived by such a building. In some instances a nickname for a fat person, from dialect Pansen ‘belly’, or in Bavaria a metonymic occupational name for a barrel maker from Banz, Banse ‘barrel’. French: from a Germanic personal name, short form of any of various names beginning with the element bant ‘bond’, ‘tie’.

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

Similar surnames: Banz, Basa, Gans, Bast, Sasse, Bunce, Barse, Busse, Bandel, Basse

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Banse Family Origin

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Banse Family Occupations

What did your Banse ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Barber, Boot & Shoe Maker and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Banse. The most common Banse occupation in the USA was Barber. 9% of Banse's were Barbers. A less common occupation for the Banse family was Engineer.

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  • Barber

  • Boot & Shoe Maker

  • Clerk In Store

  • Engineer


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

Banse Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Banse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Banse 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 655 immigration records available for the last name Banse. 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 836 military records available for the last name Banse. For the veterans among your Banse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Banse Life Expectancy

What is the average Banse lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Banse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Banse in 1962 was 63, and 89 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Banse

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Banse 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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