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Baskett Name Meaning

from Middle English basket ‘basket’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a basket maker, or perhaps, as Reaney suggests, for someone who carried baskets of stone to a lime kiln. In some cases, it appears to have been a topographic name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a basket (who was therefore probably a basket maker). habitational name for someone from Bascote in Warwickshire, probably so named with an unattested Old English personal name Basuca + cot ‘cottage’.

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


Similar surnames: Hackett, Beckett, Barrett, Foskett, Burkett, Bassett, Hassett

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Baskett Family Origin

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Baskett Family Occupations

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  • Constable

    33%
  • Priest

    33%
  • Shoemaker

    33%

In 1881, the most common Baskett occupation in Canada was Constable. 33% of Baskett's were Constables. Constable and Priest were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Baskett. A less common occupation for the Baskett family was Shoemaker.

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