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Bashaw Name Meaning

Americanized form of French Bachand and Bergeron .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Bushaw, Dashnaw, Hoshaw, Bash, Deshaw, Mashaw, Bacha, Hanshaw, Washam

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Where is the Bashaw family from?

You can see how Bashaw families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bashaw family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bashaw families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 7 Bashaw families living in Kentucky. This was about 21% of all the recorded Bashaw's in USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Bashaw families in 1840.
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What did your Bashaw ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bashaw. 22% of Bashaw men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Bashaw women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bashaw were Salesman and Secretary. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • Clerk
  • Secretary
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Bashaw. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bashaw census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 567 immigration records available for the last name Bashaw. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Bashaw. For the veterans among your Bashaw ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bashaw lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Bashaw life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Bashaw in 1952 was 48, and 67 in 2004.

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