Basto Name Meaning

Portuguese (and Spanish): habitational name from one of the places named Basto in Portugal, from basto ‘dense (wood)’.

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

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Basto Family Origin

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Basto Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • In C Mill

    6%
  • Keeping-House

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and In C Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Basto. A less common occupation for the Basto family was Keeping-House. The most common Basto occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Basto's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Basto | Data not to scale

Basto Historical Records

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Basto Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, Basto life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Basto in 1953 was 28, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Basto

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