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Bastin Family History

Bastin Name Meaning

English: from a reduced form of the personal name Sebastian. French: from a diminutive of Bast.

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


Similar surnames: Astin, Bastien, Bastian, Bassin, Baston, Bast, Sartin, Austin, Bustin

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Where is the Bastin family from?

You can see how Bastin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bastin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bastin families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 5 Bastin families living in Kentucky. This was about 33% of all the recorded Bastin's in USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Bastin families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bastin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bastin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bastin. 26% of Bastin men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Bastin women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bastin were Farming and Teacher. .

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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

  • Farmer
    26%
  • Laborer
    24%
  • Truck Driver
    5%
  • Farming
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
    15%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Housewife
    12%
  • Teacher
    9%
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Census Records

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Bastin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bastin 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bastin. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Bastin. For the veterans among your Bastin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bastin lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Bastin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Bastin in 1953 was 41, and 79 in 2004.

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