Basa Name Meaning

Spanish (of Basque origin): topographic name from Basque baso ‘wood’, ‘forest’. Catalan: variant spelling of Bassa, a topographic name from Catalan bassa ‘pool’, ‘pond’. Hungarian: from the old secular personal name Basa, or from Bazsa, a pet form of the ecclesiastical name Bazsil, from Greek Basileios (see Basil). In some cases the Hungarian family name could be a derivative of the Turkish basa (see Basha), probably as a nickname for a self-important person or someone who had dealings with the Turkish authorities or occupying forces. Polish: metonymic occupational name for a musician, from basa, dialect form of basy ‘musical instrument’. Balkan (Muslim): variant of Turkish Pasha.

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

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Basa Family Origin

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Basa Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Works In Saw Mill

    33%

In 1880, the most common Basa occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Basa's were Farmers. Farmer and Works In Saw Mill were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Basa.

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United States

Between 1949 and 2003, Basa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Basa in 1949 was 21, and 72 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Basa

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