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Basquez Name Meaning

Galician (Básquez): patronymic probably from a Galician personal name Basco from Basque Belasco .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Vasquez, Basque, Marquez, Jaquez, Bosquez, Bascue, Velasquez, Marques

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Where is the Basquez family from?

You can see how Basquez families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Basquez family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Basquez families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 79 Basquez families living in Texas. This was about 59% of all the recorded Basquez's in USA. Texas had the highest population of Basquez families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Basquez surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Basquez ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Basquez. 58% of Basquez men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Basquez women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Basquez were Labor and Housewife. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Labor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
  • Laundress
  • Laborer
  • Housewife
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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Basquez. 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 Cards

There are 579 military records available for the last name Basquez. For the veterans among your Basquez ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Basquez lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Basquez life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Basquez in 1945 was 33, and 73 in 2004.

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