Bastien Family History

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Bastien Name Meaning

French: from Bastien, a short form of the personal name Sébastien (see Sebastian).

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

Similar surnames: Bastian, Bastin, Bostian, Bassin, Astin, Baeten, Bestgen, Bastion

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Bastien Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Bastien name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Bastien. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • France


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


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Bastien Family Origin

Where is the Bastien family from?

Bastien Family Occupations

What did your Bastien ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Boot & Shoe Maker and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bastien. The most common Bastien occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Bastien's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bastien family was Butcher.

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  • Farmer

  • Boot & Shoe Maker

  • Laborer

  • Butcher


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bastien ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bastien Historical Records

What Bastien family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Bastien. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bastien census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bastien. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bastien. For the veterans among your Bastien ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bastien Life Expectancy

What is the average Bastien lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Bastien life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Bastien in 1954 was 52, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bastien

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bastien ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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