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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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In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Baskett.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    100%

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Passenger List

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Baskett Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Baskett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Baskett in 1953 was 57, and 73 in 2004.

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