Basom Name Meaning

Origin uncertain; possibly an altered spelling of English Bason.

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


Similar surnames: Bason, Balow, Basham, Bass, Wassom, Beson, Brom, Bash, Bacon, Bascomb

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Basom Family Origin

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Basom Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Black Smith

    5%
  • Boat Man

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Basom occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Basom's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Basom family was Boat Man. Farmer, Laborer and Black Smith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Basom.

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Basom Historical Records

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Basom Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, Basom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Basom in 1959 was 67, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Basom

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