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Basnett Name Meaning

Irish: from basynet, French bassinet, a type of hood or helmet. The name was prominent in Dublin throughout the 16th century, but is now found mainly in Liverpool, England.

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

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Basnett Family Origin

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Basnett Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Att At Law

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    7%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Basnett family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Laborer and Att At Law were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Basnett. The most common Basnett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Basnett's were Farmers.

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Basnett Historical Records

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Basnett Life Expectancy

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