Bast Name Meaning

German: from a short form of the personal name Sebastian. French: from bast ‘saddle pad for a beast of burden’, hence perhaps a metonymic occupational name for a maker of such saddles or more probably a derogatory nickname.

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


Similar surnames: Best, Bass, Last, Ast, Basa, Gast, Baust, Bost, Bas, Mast

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Bast Family Origin

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Bast Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bast family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bast. The most common Bast occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Bast's were Farmers.

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Bast Historical Records

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Bast Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Bast life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Bast in 1951 was 53, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bast

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