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Basten Early Origins



The surname Basten was first found in Granada, in southern Spain. Sebastian is a masculine given name that is derived from the Latin name Sebastianus meaning "from Sebastia" and is also a surname derived from Saint Sebastian (died c. 288), an early Christian saint and martyr.

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Basten Spelling Variations


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Basten Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Sebastian, Sebastia, Sebastiao and others.

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Basten Early History


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Basten Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Basten research. Another 163 words (12 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Basten History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Basten Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Basten Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Basten 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Basten Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Basten, who sailed to Maryland or Virginia as an emigrant in bondage in 1737

Basten Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Basten, aged 30, a miner, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Constantine"

Basten Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • W. E. Basten, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Naomi" in 1872
  • Elizabeth Basten, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Naomi" in 1872
  • Ernest Basten, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Naomi" in 1872
  • G. S. Basten, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Naomi" in 1872
  • Rachael Basten, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Naomi" in 1872
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Basten (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Basten (post 1700)



  • Alice Henrietta Gertrude Basten (1876-1955), New Zealand businesswoman and politician, recipient of the King George V Silver Jubilee Medal in 1935
  • John Basten (b. 1947), Australian judge of the Court of Appeal of the Supreme Court of New South Wales

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    6. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    7. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    10. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
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    The Basten Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Basten 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 21 August 2014 at 11:47.

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