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

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  • Cigar Maker

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Fisherman

    20%
  • Lumber Measurer

    20%

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

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Basta Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1961 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Basta

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