Baas Family History

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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

Similar surnames: Faas, Haas, Laas, Bass, Bras, Baar, Baars, Kaas, Blas, Waas

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Baas Family Origin

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Baas Family Occupations

What did your Baas ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Baas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Baas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Baas 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Baas. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, 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 Baas. For the veterans among your Baas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Baas Life Expectancy

What is the average Baas lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Baas

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Baas 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.

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