Basso Family History

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Basso Name Meaning

Italian: in some cases from Bassus, a family name of the Republican period, from Latin bassus ‘thickset’, i.e. wide as opposed to tall; in others from a medieval nickname Basso meaning ‘short’, ‘low’, a derivative of bassus. Catalan: variant of Besso.

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

Similar surnames: Bass, Masso, Tasso, Besso, Jasso, Basa, Bisso, Nasso, Bassi, Basse

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Basso Family Origin

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Basso Family Occupations

What did your Basso ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Boot Repairer Retired and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Basso. 15% of Basso men worked as a Boot Repairer Retired and 34% of Basso women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Basso were Diver salvage Contractors And Scrap Iron And Metal Merchants Alas Admiralty Contractors and Domestic Duties Unpaid

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Boot Repairer Retired
  • Canvasser dealer In General Good
  • Colliery Underground Stower Heavy Worker
  • Diver salvage Contractors And Scrap Iron And Metal Merchants Alas Admiralty Contractors

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Book Keeper And Housekeeper
  • Cinema Attendant
  • Domestic Duties Unpaid

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

Basso Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Basso. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Basso 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Basso. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Basso. For the veterans among your Basso ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Basso Life Expectancy

What is the average Basso lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Basso life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Basso in 1947 was 43, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Basso

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Basso 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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