Banyai Family History

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Banyai Name Meaning

Hungarian (Bányai): habitational name for someone from any of over forty places named with bánya ‘mine’, especially the Transylvanian city of Nagybánya (‘great mine’).

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


Similar surnames: Banyas, Banda, Lanyi, Bandi, Banta, Benac, Barham, Danzi, Banz, Bango

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Banyai Family Origin

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Banyai Family Occupations

What did your Banyai ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Banyai. 15% of Banyai men worked as a Laborer and 23% of Banyai women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Banyai were Machinist and House Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    15%
  • Butcher
    10%
  • Farmer
    5%
  • Machinist
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    23%
  • Actress
    12%
  • Attendent Inst
    12%
  • House Maid
    12%

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

Banyai Historical Records

What Banyai family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 545 census records available for the last name Banyai. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Banyai 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 631 immigration records available for the last name Banyai. 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 194 military records available for the last name Banyai. For the veterans among your Banyai ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Banyai Life Expectancy

What is the average Banyai lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Banyai life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Banyai in 1963 was 65, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Banyai

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Banyai 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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