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Bassano Family History

Bassano Name Meaning
also Jewish (from Italy): habitational name from any of numerous places in northeastern and central Italy named with this word, including Bassano del Grappa (Vicenza), Bassano Bresciano (Brescia), San Bassano (Cremona), and Bassano Romano (Viterbo), which had a large Jewish community.from the personal name Bassano, a derivative of basso ‘low’, ‘short in stature’, Latin bassus ‘thickset’ (see Basso). The name was popularized by the cult of St. Bassano, a contemporary of St. Ambrose of Milan.

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

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Name Distribution of Bassano Families

  • Number of Bassano families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bassano families
     13 - 23
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Bassano last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Bassano Family Origin

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Bassano Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Bassano

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Bassano Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Military Service by Bassano

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