See also: basa, basá, başa, basa-, and Baša

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Common Filipino surname, ultimately from Basque baso (forest, woods, jungle).

Proper nounEdit

Basa (plural Basas)

  1. A surname.

StatisticsEdit

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Basa is the 20299th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 1310 individuals. Basa is most common among Asian/Pacific Islander (68.09%) and White (15.73%) individuals.

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Basa f sg (genitive Basae); first declension

  1. an island off the coast of Arabia

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Basa
Genitive Basae
Dative Basae
Accusative Basam
Ablative Basā
Vocative Basa

ReferencesEdit

  • Basa in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Basque baso (forest, woods, jungle).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Basa ?

  1. a surname from Basque

TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish Basa, ultimately from Basque baso (forest, woods, jungle).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbasa/, [ˈbɐ.sɐ]

Proper nounEdit

Basa

  1. a surname from Basque, notably borne by:
    César BasaPilot during World War II, the namesake of Basa Air Base in Pampanga.

StatisticsEdit

According to data collected by Forebears in 2014, Basa is the 318th most common surname in the Philippines, occurring in 25,134 individuals.