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Basnight Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of German Fasnacht. Perhaps an altered spelling of Irish Basnett.

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


Similar surnames: Fosnight, Hignight, Bauknight, Bright, Bast, Spight, Burright

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Basnight Family Origin

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Basnight Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Keeping House

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Basnight. The most common Basnight occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Basnight's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Basnight family was Keeping House.

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Basnight Life Expectancy

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