Bassin Family History

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Bassin Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Basye, a pet form of the biblical name Bath Sheba under the influence of Polish Basia, a pet form of Barbara. French: from bassin ‘small basin’, ‘ladle’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of such vessels.

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

Similar surnames: Baskin, Tassin, Haskin, Maslin, Hasson, Babin, Ballin, Tessin, Bastin

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Bassin Family Origin

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Bassin Family Occupations

What did your Bassin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Catholic Priest and Shoe Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bassin. A less common occupation for the Bassin family was Works On R Rd. The most common Bassin occupation in the USA was Catholic Priest. 33% of Bassin's were Catholic Priests.

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  • Catholic Priest

  • Shoe Maker

  • Works On R Rd


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Bassin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bassin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bassin 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 Bassin. 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 758 military records available for the last name Bassin. For the veterans among your Bassin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bassin Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Bassin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Bassin in 1960 was 30, and 85 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bassin 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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