Banks
Origin/Usage
English
Pronunciation
BANKS
Meaning
From a hillside or riverbank
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The name Banks is a very old name and is derived from the Old Danish 'banke' which means a 'ridge or hillside'. It was a name that was given to anyone coming from a hillside or riverbank. The suffix “s” at the end is the Old English way of saying “coming from” or “of the”.

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