Basse Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of the places called Basse, for example near Wunstorf and Rostock. Danish: from Old Danish basse ‘wild boar’. French: from Old French basse ‘low-born’ or ‘short’ (see Bass).

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


Similar surnames: Bass, Bosse, Masse, Hasse, Banse, Fosse, Fasse, Sasse, Plasse, Nasso

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Basse Family Origin

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Basse Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Machinist

    4%

In 1880, the most common Basse occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Basse's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Basse. A less common occupation for the Basse family was Machinist.

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Basse Historical Records

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Basse Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Basse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Basse in 1950 was 48, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Basse

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