Bast Family History

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Bast Name Meaning

German: from a short form of the personal name Sebastian. French: from bast ‘saddle pad for a beast of burden’, hence perhaps a metonymic occupational name for a maker of such saddles or more probably a derogatory nickname.

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

Similar surnames: Best, Bass, Last, Ast, Basa, Gast, Baust, Bost, Bas, Mast

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Bast Family Origin

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Bast Family Occupations

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In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Bast. 59% of Bast men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Farmers Son
  • Laborer
  • At Home

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

Bast Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Bast. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bast 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Bast. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Bast. For the veterans among your Bast ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bast Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Bast life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Bast in 1951 was 53, and 73 in 2004.

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