More info about the name "Bassett"
Bassett is an English name that could have two different origins. It could be based on the old French word “basse” which means 'low or shout'. It is believed that the diminutive form of this name is Bassett. Another origin for the name could be a locational name. There is a region called Bassett in Normandy, and it is possible that the name was introduced into England by the Normans.