Basten Family History

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Basten Name Meaning

German and French: variant of Bastian.

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


Similar surnames: Casten, Kasten, Paster, Barten, Basden, Betten, Bastien, Balter

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Basten Family Origin

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Basten Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Mill Wright

    13%
  • Saloon Keeper

    13%
  • Baptist Minister

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Mill Wright and Saloon Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Basten. The most common Basten occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Basten's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Basten family was Baptist Minister.

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Basten Historical Records

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Basten Life Expectancy

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Famous Basten Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)

Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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