Bassham Family History

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Bassham Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Basham.

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

Similar surnames: Burcham, Basham, Hanshaw, Balsam, Badham, Grisham, Baynham, Basa

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Bassham Family Origin

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Bassham Family Occupations

What did your Bassham ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bassham. The most common Bassham occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Bassham's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bassham family was Farms.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Blacksmith

  • Farms


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bassham ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bassham Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bassham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bassham 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bassham. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bassham. For the veterans among your Bassham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bassham Life Expectancy

What is the average Bassham lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Bassham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Bassham in 1957 was 44, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bassham

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bassham 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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