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Basista Name Meaning

Polish, Czech and Slovak: occupational name for a double-bass player.

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

Similar surnames: Kalista, Barta, Batista, Bata, Bassin, Basa, Balestra, Zawisza, Siska

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Where is the Basista family from?

You can see how Basista families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Basista family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Basista families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 9 Basista families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 29% of all the recorded Basista's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Basista families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Basista surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Basista ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and House Work were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Basista. 40% of Basista men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Basista women worked as a House Work. Some less common occupations for Americans named Basista were Carpenter and Operator.

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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
  • Shipping Clerk
  • New Worker
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • House Work
  • Saleslady
  • Packer
  • Operator
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What Basista family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 849 census records available for the last name Basista. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Basista 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 528 immigration records available for the last name Basista. 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 361 military records available for the last name Basista. For the veterans among your Basista ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Basista lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Basista life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Basista in 1954 was 50, and 87 in 2004.

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