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What does Bascom mean?

Bascom Pronunciation of Bascom [bas-com] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Bascom is "thorny plant valley". Surname and place name from Boscombe, derived from bors cumb.

Associated with: old english, plant (tree), valley, surname.


Creative forms:
(male) Bacom, Barcom, ..

(female) Bascomma, ..

Middle name pairings:
Bascom Mathew (B.M.), ..

How popular is Bascom?

Bascom is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#12971 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Bascom entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its peak rank of #869 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bascom name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Bascom outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Anscom, Babson, Babsson (see Babson), Bailor, Balbo, Baldor, Balfor (see Balfour), Balto, Baram, Bardo, Bardon, Bardou, Barlow, Barnum, Baron, Barron, Bartome, Barton, Bartow, Basil, Basile, Basim, Bassam, Basset, Baylor, Bayou, Beacon, Bianco, Bishop, Blanco, Boston, Byrom, Gascon, Lathom, Malcom, Marom, Pascoe, Ransom and Sansom. These names tend to be more commonly used than Bascom.

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