Bassham Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Bassham 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: Eastham, Basham, Washam, Hashim, Assaf, Langham, Wakeham, Balsam

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Bassham Family Origin

Where is the Bassham family from?

Family Insights Distribution Map

Bassham Family Occupations

What did your Bassham ancestors do for a living?

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

View Census data for Bassham

Bassham Historical Records

What Bassham family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bassham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bassham census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Bassham

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Bassham. 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.

View all Bassham immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bassham. For the veterans among your Bassham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Bassham military records

You've only scratched the surface of Bassham family history.

Bassham Life Expectancy

What is the average Bassham lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bassham 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bassham

Famous Bassham Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Look up another name