Basque Family History

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Basque Name Meaning

French: ethnic name for a Basque. See Vasco.

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

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Basque Family Origin

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Basque Family Occupations

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

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  • Laborer

    40%
  • Cigarmaker

    20%
  • House Keeper

    20%
  • Tailor

    20%

In 1880, the most common Basque occupation in the USA was Laborer. 40% of Basque's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Basque family was Tailor. Laborer, Cigarmaker and House Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Basque.

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Basque Historical Records

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Basque Life Expectancy

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Famous Basque Family

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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)

Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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