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Origin and Meaning
Transferred use of the surname: Swedish form of the Danish nobility surname Banner meaning 'military flag'
The word came to the Nordic countries via German, French and Latin from Gothic bandwa, bandwô = 'sign', 'indication' 
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Strongest Period of Usage
Predominant Regional Usage
- Sweden: In January 1973, 17 people were named Banér (percentage of first or only given name: 0 %) 
No recent statistics trend found in databases for Banér.
- ↑ Hjalmar Falk & Alf Torp: Etymologisk ordbok over det norske og det danske sprog (1999)
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)