Bassette Family History

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Bassette Name Meaning

Altered spelling reflecting the Canadian pronunciation of French Basset, from a diminutive of Old French bas ‘low’, either in the sense ‘low-born’ or ‘short’.

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

Similar surnames: Bassett, Bessette, Bissette, Baskette, Bonnette, Barrette, Malette

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Bassette Family Origin

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Bassette Family Occupations

What did your Bassette ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur and Contremaitre were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Bassette. 17% of Bassette men worked as a Cultivateur and 40% of Bassette women worked as a Contremaitre. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bassette were Avocat and Tudiante

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Cultivateur
  • Journalier
  • Agent
  • Avocat

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Contremaitre
  • Commis
  • Rentire
  • Tudiante

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

Bassette Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bassette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bassette 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 295 immigration records available for the last name Bassette. 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 342 military records available for the last name Bassette. For the veterans among your Bassette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bassette Life Expectancy

What is the average Bassette lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Bassette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Bassette in 1955 was 48, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bassette

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bassette 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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