Basta Family History

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Basta Name Meaning

Albanian: perhaps a derivative of the Arabic name Basi?t ‘enlarger’ (an attribute of Allah). This name is also found in Italy, among the Albanian speakers of Calabria and Sicily.

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

Similar surnames: Asta, Basa, Bast, Bata, Batta, Nasta, Baka, Gaeta, Bacca, Bhakta

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Basta Family Origin

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Basta Family Occupations

What did your Basta ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Cigar Maker, Farmer and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Basta. A less common occupation for the Basta family was Lumber Measurer. The most common Basta occupation in the USA was Cigar Maker. 20% of Basta's were Cigar Makers.

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  • Cigar Maker

  • Farmer

  • Fisherman

  • Lumber Measurer


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

Basta Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Basta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Basta 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 Basta. 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 965 military records available for the last name Basta. For the veterans among your Basta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Basta Life Expectancy

What is the average Basta lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Basta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1961. The average life expectancy for Basta in 1961 was 85, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Basta

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Basta 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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