Bas Name Meaning

Basque: topographic name for someone who lived by a wood, from Basque baso ‘wood’. Catalan: habitational name from a place so named in the Catalan district of La Garrotxa, Catalonia. Slovenian (Baš): from a medieval short form of the personal name Sebastjan (see Sebastian).

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


Similar surnames: Basa, Ras, Sas, Vas, Bos, Mas, Bay, Bal, Bass, Ban

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Bas Family Origin

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Bas Family Occupations

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In 1881, Char Woman and Coach Painter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bas. The most common Bas occupation in the UK was Char Woman. 50% of Bas's were Char Womans.

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  • Char Woman

    50%
  • Coach Painter

    50%

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Bas Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Bas. 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

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Bas Life Expectancy

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Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Bas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Bas in 1967 was 70, and 69 in 2004.

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