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Bastion Name Meaning

Southern French: from a diminutive of Bastide, a topographic name from Occitan bastide ‘building’ (Late Latin bastita, feminine singular or neuter plural past participle of bastire ‘to build’, of Germanic origin). The term was used in particular for a number of small fortified villages that were established in the 13th and 14th centuries in Gascony and Perigord and inhabited by free citizens.

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

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Bastion Family Origin

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Bastion Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, the most common Bastion occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Bastion's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bastion family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bastion.

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Bastion Life Expectancy

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