Baskerville Family History

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Baskerville Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Boscherville in Eure, France, named with Old Anglo-Norman French boschet ‘copse’, ‘thicket’ (a diminutive of Bois) + ville ‘settlement’, ‘town’.

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

Similar surnames: Mandeville, Somerville, Carville, Neville, Turberville, Banville

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Baskerville Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Baskerville name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Benin/Togo


  • Germanic Europe


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Baskerville Family Origin

Where is the Baskerville family from?

Baskerville Family Occupations

What did your Baskerville ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Baskerville family was Keeping House. The most common Baskerville occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Baskerville's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Baskerville.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Baskerville Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Baskerville. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Baskerville 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Baskerville. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Baskerville. For the veterans among your Baskerville ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Baskerville Life Expectancy

What is the average Baskerville lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Baskerville life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Baskerville in 1941 was 41, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Baskerville

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Baskerville 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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