Baas Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: nickname or occupational name from Dutch and Low German baas ‘master’, ‘overseer’, ‘boss’, also ‘well-respected person’. Dutch: patronymic from the Germanic personal name Baso.

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

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Baas Family Origin

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Baas Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Baas family was Laborer. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Baas. The most common Baas occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Baas's were Farmers.

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Baas Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, Baas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Baas in 1957 was 43, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Baas

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