Basler Family History

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Basler Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from the city of Basel in Switzerland. from an agent derivative of Middle Low German baseln ‘to behave in a confused manner’, hence a nickname for a scatterbrained person.

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

Similar surnames: Basner, Tasler, Bosler, Hasler, Bailer, Besler, Casler, Bitler

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Basler Family Origin

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Basler Family Occupations

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In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Basler. 57% of Basler men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Farmers Son
  • Laborer
  • Salesman

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

Basler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Basler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Basler 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Basler. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Basler. For the veterans among your Basler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Basler Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Basler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Basler in 1943 was 32, and 80 in 2004.

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