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Bason Name Meaning

German: unexplained. It may be an altered form of a French Huguenot name, possibly Bassin. English and Scottish: patronymic from Bate.

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


Similar surnames: Baron, Balon, Jason, Mason, Bacon, Balson, Wason, Cason, Barson

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Where is the Bason family from?

You can see how Bason families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bason family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bason families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 5 Bason families living in North Carolina. This was about 29% of all the recorded Bason's in USA. North Carolina and 1 other state had the highest population of Bason families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bason surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bason ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bason. 19% of Bason men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Bason women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bason were Clerk and Stenographer. .

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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
    19%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    9%
  • Laundress
    8%
  • Teacher
    8%
  • Stenographer
    7%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bason. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bason. For the veterans among your Bason ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bason lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Bason life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bason in 1959 was 43, and 89 in 2004.

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