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Bastone Name Meaning

Italian: metonymic occupational name for a maker of seller of staffs and sticks, or from a nickname for a thin or rigid-looking person, from bastone ‘stick’.

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


Similar surnames: Baston, Bartone, Pistone, Catone, Pastore, Stone, Pantone, Basilone

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Where is the Bastone family from?

You can see how Bastone families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bastone family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Bastone families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1880 there were 6 Bastone families living in Michigan. This was about 55% of all the recorded Bastone's in the USA. Michigan had the highest population of Bastone families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bastone surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bastone ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Bartender and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bastone. 30% of Bastone men worked as a Bartender and 60% of Bastone women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bastone were Machinist and Laborer.

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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

  • Bartender
    30%
  • Laborer
    21%
  • Porter
    12%
  • Machinist
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    60%
  • Laborer
    40%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bastone. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bastone 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bastone. 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 315 military records available for the last name Bastone. For the veterans among your Bastone ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bastone lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Bastone life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Bastone in 1954 was 42, and 84 in 2004.

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