Banta Family History

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Banta Name Meaning

Frisian: probably a habitational name for someone from Bant, in the 17th century an island in Friesland, now the village north of Emmeloord in the Noordoostpolder.

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

Similar surnames: Ranta, Banda, Santa, Ante, Canto, Gaeta, Cantu, Banyai, Basa, Banz

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Banta Family Origin

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Banta Family Occupations

What did your Banta ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Banker and None were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Banta. 50% of Banta men worked as a Banker and 50% of Banta women worked as a None. Some less common occupations for Americans named Banta were Kitchen Jorter At School and Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Banker
  • Kitchen Jorter At School

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • None
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Banta Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Banta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Banta 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Banta. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Banta. For the veterans among your Banta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Banta Life Expectancy

What is the average Banta lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Banta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Banta in 1944 was 31, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Banta

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