Basse Family History

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Basse Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of the places called Basse, for example near Wunstorf and Rostock. Danish: from Old Danish basse ‘wild boar’. French: from Old French basse ‘low-born’ or ‘short’ (see Bass).

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

Similar surnames: Bass, Bosse, Masse, Hasse, Banse, Fosse, Fasse, Sasse, Plasse, Nasso

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Basse Family Origin

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Basse Family Occupations

What did your Basse ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Basse. 17% of Basse men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Basse women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Basse were Salesman and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper
  • Waitress

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

Basse Historical Records

What Basse family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Basse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Basse 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Basse. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Basse. For the veterans among your Basse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Basse Life Expectancy

What is the average Basse lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Basse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Basse in 1950 was 48, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Basse

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Basse 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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