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Origin and popularity of the name BANE

Origin

Bane : 1: English: from Middle English ban ‘slayer murderer’ (Old English bana).2: Irish Scottish and English: variant of Bain.3: French: metonymic occupational name from Old French ban(n)e ‘hamper large basket’. This surname is very rare in France; in North America it may hence alternatively be an altered form of Bain 4.

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England

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    schrobert
    (353 individuals)
    tinalmorris
    (102 individuals)
    markheal
    (90 individuals)
    crhamatx
    (85 individuals)

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    Variants of name BANE

    BASNE BANNE BANNES BASNES BASNNE BANES