Basler Family History

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Basler Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from the city of Basel in Switzerland. from an agent derivative of Middle Low German baseln ‘to behave in a confused manner’, hence a nickname for a scatterbrained person.

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

Similar surnames: Basner, Tasler, Bosler, Hasler, Bailer, Besler, Casler, Bitler

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Basler Family Origin

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Basler Family Occupations

What did your Basler ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cinema Operater and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Basler. 9% of Basler men worked as a Cinema Operater and 38% of Basler women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Basler were Draughtsman Metal Work and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Cinema Operater
  • Civil Servant Customs excise
  • Commercial Traveller
  • Draughtsman Metal Work

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Caf Manageress
  • Dispatch Upholster In
  • Domestic Duties

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Basler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Basler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Basler 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Basler. 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 Basler. For the veterans among your Basler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Basler Life Expectancy

What is the average Basler lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Basler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Basler in 1943 was 32, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Basler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Basler 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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