Bas Name Meaning

Basque: topographic name for someone who lived by a wood, from Basque baso ‘wood’. Catalan: habitational name from a place so named in the Catalan district of La Garrotxa, Catalonia. Slovenian (Baš): from a medieval short form of the personal name Sebastjan (see Sebastian).

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

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Bas Family Origin

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Bas Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Dancing Master

    17%
  • Hunter

    17%
  • Plasterer

    17%

In 1880, Farmer, Dancing Master and Hunter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bas. The most common Bas occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Bas's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bas family was Plasterer.

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Bas Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1967 and 2004, Bas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Bas in 1967 was 70, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bas

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