Basten Family History

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Basten Name Meaning

German and French: variant of Bastian.

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


Similar surnames: Casten, Kasten, Paster, Barten, Basden, Betten, Bastien, Balter

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Basten Family Origin

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Basten Family Occupations

What did your Basten ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Mill Wright and Saloon Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Basten. The most common Basten occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Basten's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Basten family was Baptist Minister.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Mill Wright

    13%
  • Saloon Keeper

    13%
  • Baptist Minister

    6%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Basten Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Basten Life Expectancy

What is the average Basten lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Basten life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Basten in 1955 was 45, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Basten

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Basten 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.

Famous Basten Family

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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