Basch Family History

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Basch Name Meaning

German (also Bäsch): from a southern short form of Sebastian. Jewish: acronymic surname from the Hebrew patronymic phrases Ben Shelomo, Shemuel, Shimon, or Shimshon. See also Brock.

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

Similar surnames: Bach, Gasch, Besch, Baisch, Baasch, Pasch, Rasch, Barch, Brasch

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Basch Family Origin

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Basch Family Occupations

What did your Basch ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Tailor

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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

Basch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Basch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Basch 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Basch. 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 Basch. For the veterans among your Basch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Basch Life Expectancy

What is the average Basch lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Basch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Basch in 1946 was 44, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Basch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Basch 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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