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

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Origin and Meaning of Basco

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Alt. Meaning

B is for brilliance, your vivacity for life.

A is for activities, for you have many.

S is for special, you are, you know!

C is for complete, nothing further needed here.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Basco

Dante Basco is an actor, voice actor, dancer, voice acting, and dance. He was most active from 1988 to present. Dante was given the name Dante R. Basco on August 29th, 1975 in Pittsburg, California, US.


Dion Basco is an actor. He was most active from 1988 to present. Dion was given the name Dionysio Basco on January 29th, 1977 in Pittsburg, California, USA.


José Basco is a 53rd Governor-General of the Philippines. José was born in Málaga, Granada, Spain.


Pedro Abad Santos was a politician. Pedro was given the name Pedro Abad Santos y Basco on January 31st, 1876 in San Fernando, Pampanga. He breathed his last breath on January 15th, 1945.


Janet Basco is a singer. Janet was given the name Janet Mabasco .


Alessio was born on November 18th, 1964 in Vecchiano.


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Popularity of Basco as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Basco U.S.
  White 49.44% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 36.28% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.76% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 7.73% 16.26%

Of Last Name Basco

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

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Fun Facts about the name Basco

  • How Popular is the name Basco? As a last name Basco was the 18,984th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Basco first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Basco is Tuesday, October 11th, 1892.
  • How unique is the name Basco? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Basco. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Basco: Your name in reverse order is Ocsab. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Oscba. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Basco? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,436 people with the last name Basco.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Basco? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Basco as their last name since less than 1 person in 204k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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