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Bassette Name Meaning

Altered spelling reflecting the Canadian pronunciation of French Basset, from a diminutive of Old French bas ‘low’, either in the sense ‘low-born’ or ‘short’.

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


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

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Bassette Family Origin

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Bassette Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Blk Smith

    5%
  • Carriage Maker

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Blk Smith and Carriage Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bassette. The most common Bassette occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Bassette's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bassette family was Laborer.

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Bassette Historical Records

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Bassette Life Expectancy

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