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Bassette Family History

Bassette Name Meaning

Altered form of French Bessette . Compare Basset French: from the feminine form of Basset

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Bassett, Bessette, Bissette, Baskette, Bonnette, Barrette, Malette

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Where is the Bassette family from?

You can see how Bassette families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bassette family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Bassette families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Bassette families living in Ohio. This was about 67% of all the recorded Bassette's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Bassette families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bassette surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bassette ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bassette. 37% of Bassette men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Bassette women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bassette were Farm Laborer and Waitress. .

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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
  • Farmer
  • Machinist
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Maid
  • Clerk
  • Waitress
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bassette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bassette census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 295 immigration records available for the last name Bassette. 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 342 military records available for the last name Bassette. For the veterans among your Bassette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bassette lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Bassette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Bassette in 1955 was 48, and 61 in 2004.

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