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Baskin Name Meaning

Jewish (from Belarus and Ukraine): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Baske, a pet form of the Biblical name Bath Seba under the influence of Polish Basia, a pet form of Barbara.

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


Similar surnames: Bassin, Raskin, Haskin, Laskin, Lakin, Balkin, Markin, Eskin, Belkin

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Where is the Baskin family from?

You can see how Baskin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Baskin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Baskin families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 7 Baskin families living in New York. This was about 21% of all the recorded Baskin's in USA. New York had the highest population of Baskin families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Baskin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Baskin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Baskin. 20% of Baskin men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Baskin women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Baskin were Clerk and Laborer. .

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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

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Clerk
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    8%
  • Teacher
    7%
  • Cook
    7%
  • Laborer
    6%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Baskin. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Baskin. For the veterans among your Baskin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Baskin lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Baskin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Baskin in 1946 was 38, and 79 in 2004.

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