Bassman Family History

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Bassman Name Meaning

German (Bassmann): variant of the habitational name Basse, with the addition of Middle High German man ‘man’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Bass 4, with the addition of Yiddish man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Kassman, Hassman, Backman, Passman, Baseman, Messman, Sussman, Ashman

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Bassman Family Origin

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Bassman Family Occupations

What did your Bassman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bassman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Bassman's were Farmers. Farmer, Cigar Maker and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bassman. A less common occupation for the Bassman family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Cigar Maker

  • Grocer

  • Laborer


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

Bassman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bassman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bassman 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 386 immigration records available for the last name Bassman. 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 242 military records available for the last name Bassman. For the veterans among your Bassman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bassman Life Expectancy

What is the average Bassman lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Bassman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Bassman in 1952 was 48, and 90 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bassman 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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