Bassano Family History

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Bassano Name Meaning

also Jewish (from Italy): habitational name from any of numerous places in northeastern and central Italy named with this word, including Bassano del Grappa (Vicenza), Bassano Bresciano (Brescia), San Bassano (Cremona), and Bassano Romano (Viterbo), which had a large Jewish community. from the personal name Bassano, a derivative of basso ‘low’, ‘short in stature’, Latin bassus ‘thickset’ (see Basso). The name was popularized by the cult of St. Bassano, a contemporary of St. Ambrose of Milan.

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

Similar surnames: Cassano, Castano, Basso, Cassino, Bazzano, Massaro, Balsam, Cassaro

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Bassano Family Origin

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Bassano Family Occupations

What did your Bassano ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bassano family was House Painter Employs 3 Men. The most common Bassano occupation in the UK was Artist. 14% of Bassano's were Artists. Artist, Butcher and House Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bassano.

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  • Artist

  • Butcher

  • House Painter

  • House Painter Employs 3 Men


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

Bassano Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bassano. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bassano 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 608 immigration records available for the last name Bassano. 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 793 military records available for the last name Bassano. For the veterans among your Bassano ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bassano Life Expectancy

What is the average Bassano lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Bassano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Bassano in 1954 was 53, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bassano 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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