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The history of the name Baskette began when it was derived from the Latin personal name Paschalis, often abbreviated to Pask or Pascal, which means Passover. An alternative derivation suggests that the name is derived from an abbreviation of the Old French word Basque, which referred to a native of Biscay.

Baskette Early Origins



The surname Baskette was first found in the Isle of Wight and Dorset, where they held a family seat from about the 13th century.

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Baskette Spelling Variations


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Baskette Spelling Variations



Huguenot surnames were only slightly Anglicized, and they remain to this day a distinct group of surnames in England. Nevertheless, Huguenot surnames have been subject to numerous spelling alterations since the names emerged in France. French surnames have a variety of spelling variations because the French language has changed drastically over the centuries. French was developed from the vernacular Latin of the Roman Empire. It is divided into three historic and linguistic periods: Old French, which developed before the 14th century; Middle French, which was used between the 14th and 16th centuries; and Modern French, which was used after the 16th century and continues to be in use today. In all of these periods, the French language was heavily influenced by other languages. For example, Old French was infused with Germanic words and sounds when the barbarian tribes invaded and settled in France after the fall of the Roman Empire. Middle French also borrowed heavily from the Italian language during the Renaissance. Huguenot names have numerous variations. The name may be spelled Baskett, Basket, Baskit, Baskitt and others.

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Baskette Early History


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Baskette Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Baskette research. Another 93 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1450, 1500, and 1786 are included under the topic Early Baskette History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Baskette Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Baskette Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Baskette Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Study of Passenger and Immigration lists has revealed that among early immigrants bearing the Baskette surname were:

Baskette Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Mellie Baskette, aged 40, who emigrated to Columbus, Ohio in 1919

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Contemporary Notables of the name Baskette (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Baskette (post 1700)




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    3. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    4. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    5. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    6. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    7. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    10. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Baskette Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Baskette Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 16 January 2015 at 16:14.

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