Bascomb Family History

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Bascomb Name Meaning

English: variant spelling Bascom.

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


Similar surnames: Balcomb, Luscomb, Balcom, Basom, Baucom, Barcomb, Rasco, Branscomb

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Bascomb Family Origin

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Bascomb Family Occupations

What did your Bascomb ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bascomb occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Bascomb's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bascomb. A less common occupation for the Bascomb family was Bookkeeper.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Bookkeeper

    3%

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

Bascomb Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bascomb. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bascomb census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Bascomb

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Bascomb. 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 Bascomb. For the veterans among your Bascomb ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bascomb Life Expectancy

What is the average Bascomb lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Bascomb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Bascomb in 1957 was 44, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bascomb

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bascomb 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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