Bassford Family History

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Bassford Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Ashford, Hansford, Ransford, Lansford, Glassford, Gaisford, Basford

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Bassford Family Origin

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Bassford Family Occupations

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

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Bassford Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bassford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bassford 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bassford. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bassford. For the veterans among your Bassford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bassford Life Expectancy

What is the average Bassford lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bassford 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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Famous Bassford Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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