Basto Family History

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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


Similar surnames: Busto, Bastos, Canto, Baston, Castro, Basco, Castor, Banton, Asato

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Basto Family Origin

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Basto Family Occupations

What did your Basto ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • In C Mill

    6%
  • Keeping-House

    6%

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

Basto Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Basto. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Basto census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Basto

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Basto. 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 Basto. For the veterans among your Basto ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Basto Life Expectancy

What is the average Basto lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Basto

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Basto 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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