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Updated June 9, 2019

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Old French : Short, low

Boy name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • German : habitational name from any of the places called Basse, for example near Wunstorf and Rostock.
  • Danish : from Old Danish basse ‘wild boar’.
  • French : from Old French basse ‘low-born’ or ‘short’ (see Bass).

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