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Bascom Family History

Bascom Name Meaning
English: habitational name from either of two places called Boscombe (in Dorset and Wiltshire), both named with Old English bors ‘spiky plant’ + cumb ‘valley’.

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

138,145 Historical Documents with Bascom on Ancestry.com
18,130 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,377 Military Records
1,647 Immigration Records
13,276 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Bascom Families

  • Number of Bascom families
     26 - 50
     9 - 25
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bascom families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Bascom last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Bascom census records

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Bascom Family Origin

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Bascom Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Bascom

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Bascom Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Bascom census records

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Bascom Civil War Service Records

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