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Bassi Family History

Bassi Name Meaning

Italian: patronymic or plural form of Basso. Indian (Panjab): Sikh name based on the name of a Jat clan.

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


Similar surnames: Tassi, Sassi, Massi, Rassi, Basso, Barsi, Bass, Bassin, Tasso, Grassi

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Where is the Bassi family from?

You can see how Bassi families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bassi family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Bassi families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 12 Bassi families living in California. This was about 80% of all the recorded Bassi's in USA. California had the highest population of Bassi families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bassi surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bassi ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bassi. 19% of Bassi men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Bassi women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bassi were Salesman and Operator. .

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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
    13%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    22%
  • Stenographer
    13%
  • Housewife
    10%
  • Operator
    8%
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What Bassi family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Bassi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bassi 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Bassi. 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 878 military records available for the last name Bassi. For the veterans among your Bassi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bassi lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Bassi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Bassi in 1941 was 52, and 80 in 2004.

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