Baskin Family History

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Baskin Name Meaning

Jewish (from Belarus and Ukraine): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Baske, a pet form of the Biblical name Bath Seba under the influence of Polish Basia, a pet form of Barbara.

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

Similar surnames: Bassin, Raskin, Haskin, Laskin, Lakin, Balkin, Markin, Eskin, Belkin

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Baskin Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Baskin name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Baskin. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • European Jewish


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


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Baskin Family Origin

Where is the Baskin family from?

Baskin Family Occupations

What did your Baskin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Going To School and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Baskin. The most common Baskin occupation in Canada was Farmer. 38% of Baskin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Baskin family was Labourer.

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  • Farmer

  • Going To School

  • Grocer

  • Labourer


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

Baskin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Baskin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Baskin 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Baskin. 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 Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Baskin. For the veterans among your Baskin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Baskin Life Expectancy

What is the average Baskin lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Baskin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Baskin in 1946 was 38, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Baskin 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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