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Basso Name Meaning

Italian: in some cases from Bassus, a family name of the Republican period, from Latin bassus ‘thickset’, i.e. wide as opposed to tall; in others from a medieval nickname Basso meaning ‘short’, ‘low’, a derivative of bassus. Catalan: variant of Besso.

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


Similar surnames: Bass, Masso, Tasso, Besso, Jasso, Basa, Bisso, Nasso, Bassi, Basse

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Basso Family Origin

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Basso Family Occupations

What did your Basso ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer and Tailor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Basso. The most common Basso occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Basso's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Tailor

    50%

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Basso Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Basso Life Expectancy

What is the average Basso lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Basso life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Basso in 1947 was 43, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Basso

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Basso 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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