Basu Family History

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Basu Name Meaning

Indian (Bengal) and Bangladeshi: Hindu (Kayasth) name, from Bengali bošu (from Sanskrit vasu, which has many meanings including ‘wealth’, ‘gem’, ‘radiance’). It is an epithet of Shiva and of several other gods.

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


Similar surnames: Das, Babu, Bau, Bawa, Bast, Bass, Batz, Basa, Bas, Jaso

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Basu Family Origin

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Basu Family Occupations

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Basu Historical Records

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Basu Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1968 and 2003, Basu life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Basu in 1968 was 57, and 69 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Basu

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