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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • Basque : topographic name for someone who lived by a wood, from Basque baso ‘wood’.
  • Catalan : habitational name from a place so named in the Catalan district of La Garrotxa, Catalonia.
  • Slovenian (Baš) : from a medieval short form of the personal name Sebastjan (see Sebastian).

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