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Basinger Family History

Basinger Name Meaning
Altered form of the Swiss and German family name Bäsiger, Alemannic form of Bösinger, a habitational name for someone from either of two places in Württemberg named Bösingen (near Freudenstadt and Rottweil), or a patronymic from a Germanic personal name beginning with the element Bos-. Compare also Baysinger.

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

105,059 Historical Documents with Basinger on Ancestry.com
18,661 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,739 Military Records
492 Immigration Records
10,777 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Basinger Families

  • Number of Basinger families
     49 - 96
     17 - 48
     1 - 16
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Basinger families
     8 - 14
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Basinger last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Basinger Family Origin

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Basinger Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Basinger

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Basinger Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Basinger Civil War Service Records

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