Basting Family History

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Basting Name Meaning

English: unexplained; possibly a hypercorrected spelling of Bastin.

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

Similar surnames: Eastling, Latting, Hasting, Eastin, Bastin, Bunting, Castine, Banning

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Basting Family Origin

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Basting Family Occupations

What did your Basting ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Basting occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 15% of Basting's were Annuitants. A less common occupation for the Basting family was Farm Labourer. Annuitant, Labourer and Cab Propriator were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Basting.

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  • Annuitant

  • Labourer

  • Cab Propriator

  • Farm Labourer


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

Basting Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Basting. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Basting 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 330 immigration records available for the last name Basting. 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 450 military records available for the last name Basting. For the veterans among your Basting ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Basting Life Expectancy

What is the average Basting lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Basting life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Basting in 1953 was 28, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Basting

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Basting 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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