Basinger Family History

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Basinger Name Meaning

Altered form of the Swiss and German family name Bäsiger, Alemannic form of Bösinger, a habitational name for someone from either of two places in Württemberg named Bösingen (near Freudenstadt and Rottweil), or a patronymic from a Germanic personal name beginning with the element Bos-. Compare also Baysinger.

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

Similar surnames: Dasinger, Avinger, Wasinger, Bedinger, Budinger, Baldinger, Ensinger

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Basinger Family Origin

Where is the Basinger family from?

Basinger Family Occupations

What did your Basinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Basinger occupation in the UK was Bricklayers Labr. 50% of Basinger's were Bricklayers Labrs. Bricklayers Labr and Ponch Polisher India Rubber Factory were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Basinger.

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  • Bricklayers Labr

  • Ponch Polisher India Rubber Factory


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Basinger ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Basinger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Basinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Basinger census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 615 immigration records available for the last name Basinger. 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

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Basinger. For the veterans among your Basinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Basinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Basinger lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Basinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Basinger in 1952 was 40, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Basinger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Basinger ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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