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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


Similar surnames: Bennett, Bassett, Garnett, Carnett, Hassett, Barnett, Baskett

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Basnett Family Origin

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Basnett Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Basnett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Basnett's were Farmers. 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.

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Att At Law

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    7%

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Basnett Historical Records

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Basnett Life Expectancy

What is the average Basnett lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, Basnett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Basnett in 1959 was 51, and 50 in 2004.

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