Basile Family History

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Basile Name Meaning

Southern Italian: from a personal name derived from medieval Greek Basilis, a reduced form of Basileios (see Basil). French: variant of Basil.

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


Similar surnames: Vasile, Basil, Vasil, Bazile, Badie, Mabile, Balle, Baile, Basilone

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Basile Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Basile name?

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

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  • Italy

    39%

  • England & Wales

    17%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    12%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    6%

  • Germanic Europe

    6%

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Basile Family Origin

Where is the Basile family from?

Basile Family Occupations

What did your Basile ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Basile occupation in the USA was Barber. 33% of Basile's were Barbers. Barber and Keeps House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Basile. A less common occupation for the Basile family was Laborer.

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  • Barber

    33%
  • Keeps House

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%

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

Basile Historical Records

What Basile family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Basile. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Basile 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Basile. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Basile. For the veterans among your Basile ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Basile Life Expectancy

What is the average Basile lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Basile life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Basile in 1940 was 54, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Basile

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Basile 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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