When Mary Stuart Baskin was born in 1824, in Illinois, United States, her father, Robert McKinley Baskin, was 34 and her mother, Rachel Rickett, was 28. She married Irvin Sanders in 1843, in Tennessee, United States. She died on 26 August 1877, at the age of 53.
Irish: Anglicized form of Irish Ó Baiscinn, from the personal name Bascaoin meaning ‘fair of hand’. The surname arose from a historical population group called Corca Bhaiscinn ‘seed of Bascaoin’ in west County Clare, and is independent of the Norman name (see 3 below).
English (of Norman origin): from the Middle English personal name Baskin, a borrowing of Flemish or Picard Basequin, a pet form of Base (ancient Germanic Baso, perhaps meaning ‘purple’) + the diminutive suffix -kin. It could also have been used as a pet form of Old French Basile. See Bass .
Jewish (from Belarus and Ukraine): metronymic, formed with the Slavic possessive suffix -in, from the Yiddish female personal name Baske, a pet form of the Biblical name Bath Seba under the influence of Polish Basia, a pet form of Barbara.
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