First Name
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 Bassa

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  • A submission from Pennsylvania, United States says the name Bassa means "Love" and is of Unknown origin.
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
See Bashaw.
  1. Obsolete spelling of bashaw [16th-18th c.]

bassa was also found in the following language(s): Catalan, Icelandic, Italian, and Latin

Notable Persons With the Last Name Bassa

He left this life in 1348.


He died in 1348.


Fidel was born on August 12th, 1962 in El Retén.


Jozsef was born on April 28th, 1894 in Beltinci. He left this life on January 25th, 1916.


Ivan was born on April 11th, 1875 in Beltinci. He passed away on February 13th, 1931.


José Luis Bassa is a sports team member for the Junior F.C.


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Popularity of Bassa as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bassa U.S.
  White 38.59% 64.26%
  African American 33.20% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 9.54% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 17.01% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bassa

People with the last name Bassa are most frequently White, African American, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Bassa

  • How Popular is the name Bassa? As a last name Bassa was the 79,075th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Bassa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Bassa is Tuesday, July 7th, 1885.
  • How unique is the name Bassa? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Bassa. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Bassa: Your name in reverse order is Assab. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sabas. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bassa? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 241 people with the last name Bassa.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bassa? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Bassa as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
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