Basmajian Family History

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Basmajian Name Meaning

Armenian: patronymic from Turkish basmaci, an occupational name for a maker or seller of textiles, from basma ‘printed textile’.

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

Similar surnames: Boyajian, Kalajian, Abajian, Aslanian, Tashjian, Barsamian, Gasparian

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Basmajian Family Origin

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Basmajian Family Occupations

What did your Basmajian ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Fonhim Artist were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Basmajian. 9% of Basmajian men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Basmajian women worked as a Fonhim Artist. Some less common occupations for Americans named Basmajian were Proprietor and Canner

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Photo Engraver
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Fonhim Artist
  • New Worker
  • Camera Assembler
  • Canner

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

Basmajian Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 604 census records available for the last name Basmajian. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Basmajian 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 399 immigration records available for the last name Basmajian. 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 176 military records available for the last name Basmajian. For the veterans among your Basmajian ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Basmajian Life Expectancy

What is the average Basmajian lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Basmajian life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Basmajian in 1957 was 58, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Basmajian

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