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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 Basson

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Alt. Meaning

B is for bouquet, the flowers around you.

A is for approachable, constantly meeting new people

S is for sensational, you know how to make a splash!

S is for serene, your calm time.

O is for optimistic, look at the bright side!

N is for notable, distinguished are your feats

Notable Persons With the Last Name Basson

Bjorn Basson is a rugby player. Bjorn was born on February 11th, 1987 in King William's Town.


Justin Basson is a rugby player. Justin was born on February 10th, 1994 in Cape Town.


Logan Basson is a rugby player. Logan was born on March 9th, 1989 in King William's Town, South Africa.


Lucia was born on March 20th, 1953.


Jean was born on October 5th, 1987 in Johannesburg.


Christiaan was born on April 30th, 1982 in South Africa.


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Popularity of Basson as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Basson U.S.
  White 88.59% 64.26%
  African American 2.66% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.04% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.04% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.66% 16.26%

Of Last Name Basson

People with the last name Basson are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Basson

  • How Popular is the name Basson? As a last name Basson was the 73,666th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Basson first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Basson is Saturday, January 29th, 1887.
  • How unique is the name Basson? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Basson. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Basson: Your name in reverse order is Nossab. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ossnba. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Basson? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 263 people with the last name Basson.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Basson? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Basson as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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