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Baskett Name Meaning

from Middle English basket ‘basket’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a basket maker, or perhaps, as Reaney suggests, for someone who carried baskets of stone to a lime kiln. In some cases, it appears to have been a topographic name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a basket (who was therefore probably a basket maker). habitational name for someone from Bascote in Warwickshire, probably so named with an unattested Old English personal name Basuca + cot ‘cottage’.

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

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Baskett Family Origin

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Baskett Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Merchant

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Baskett. A less common occupation for the Baskett family was Merchant. The most common Baskett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Baskett's were Farmers.

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