Banister: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Banister

Banister

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Often used as a surname, rather than a primary name.

A banister is the handrail on the side of a staircase.

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This was my Great-great grandfathers name. He was an African-American Slave of mulatto decent. His owner (a white male) had this same name. I belive it was passed down to him as my Grandfather may have also been his son.

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Root from the French word bath meaning keeper of the bath.

Also (probably most often) a variant of Bannister, an English occupational surname meaning "basket weaver."

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David Banister (The Incredible Hulk), Gary Banister (British Football player, Steve Banister (British rugby player).

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