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Base Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Bass. German (Bäse): variant of Bese (see Beese).

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


Similar surnames: Baese, Basey, Bash, Bale, Basa, Bane, Baise, Bose, Basse, Case

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Where is the Base family from?

You can see how Base families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Base family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Base families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 14 Base families living in Ontario. This was about 45% of all the recorded Base's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Base families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Base surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Base ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Base. 100% of Base men worked as a Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    100%
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What Base family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Base. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Base census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Base. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 41,000 military records available for the last name Base. For the veterans among your Base ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Base lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Base life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Base in 1963 was 78, and 74 in 2004.

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