Bashaw Family History

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Bashaw Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of French Bachard (see Bachar). Probably an altered spelling of German Beschore (see Bashore).

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

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

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Bashaw Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Bashaw name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Bashaw. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • France


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


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Bashaw Family Origin

Where is the Bashaw family from?

Bashaw Family Occupations

What did your Bashaw ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bashaw occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Bashaw's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bashaw. A less common occupation for the Bashaw family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith


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

Bashaw Historical Records

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Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Bashaw Life Expectancy

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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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bashaw 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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