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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Bas

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  1. plural of ba

bas was also found in the following language(s): Cimbrian, Crimean Tatar, Dutch, French, Friulian, Hausa, Irish, Lojban, Malay, Norman, Old French, Old Irish, Polish, Romansch, Scottish Gaelic, Serbo-Croatian, Slovene, Swedish, Tok Pisin, and Turkish

Notable Persons Named Bas

Bas Rutten is a martial artist. Bas was born on February 24th, 1965 in Tilburg, Netherlands.


Bas Dost is a soccer player for the VfL Wolfsburg, FC Emmen, Heracles Almelo, SC Heerenveen, Netherlands national under-21 football team, and Netherlands national football team. Bas was born on May 31st, 1989 in Deventer.


Bas is a hip hop music rapping. He was most active from 2010 to present. Bas was given the name Abbas Hamad in Paris. Bas is also known as Bas.


Bas was born on April 19th, 1942 in Winschoten.


Bas van Fraassen is a philosopher. Bas was born on April 5th, 1941 in Goes.



Notable Persons With the Last Name Bas

Bas is a hip hop music rapping. He was most active from 2010 to present. Bas was given the name Abbas Hamad in Paris. Bas is also known as Bas.


Philippe Bas is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1995 to present. Philippe was born on October 31st, 1973 in Paris.


Jacques-Philippe was born on July 8th, 1707. He breathed his last breath on April 14th, 1783.


Delaine was born in 1965.


Damian Le Bas is an artist.


Şemsettin Baş is a basketball player for the Tofaş S.K., Karşıyaka Basket, Galatasaray S.K. (men's basketball), and Türk Telekom B.K. in the Turkish Basketball Super League. They have been prominent since 1991. Şemsettin was born on January 4th, 1973 in Istanbul, Turkey.


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Popularity of Bas as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bas U.S.
  White 50.17% 64.26%
  African American 2.48% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 16.89% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.98% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 27.48% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bas

People with the last name Bas are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Bas

  • How Popular is the name Bas? Bas is the 83,561st most popular name of all time. As a last name Bas was the 36,970th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Bas have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Bas in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Bas? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1976 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Bas first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Bas is Thursday, April 18th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Bas born? The highest recorded use of the first name Bas was in 1976 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Random Bas Factoid: According to the 1976 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Bas is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1976.
  • Weird things about the name Bas: Your name in reverse order is Sab. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sba. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bas? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 604 people with the last name Bas.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bas? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Bas as their last name since less than 1 person in 500k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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