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Bascom Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places called Boscombe (in Dorset and Wiltshire), both named with Old English bors ‘spiky plant’ + cumb ‘valley’.

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

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Bascom Family Origin

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Bascom Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, the most common Bascom occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Bascom's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bascom. A less common occupation for the Bascom family was Carpenter.

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Bascom Historical Records

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Bascom Life Expectancy

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