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Besherse Family History

Besherse Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Beshore, Boshers, Beshears, Becher, Bester, Bashore, Beese, Bessette

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Where is the Besherse family from?

You can see how Besherse families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Besherse family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Besherse families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 2 Besherse families living in Oklahoma. This was about 33% of all the recorded Besherse's in USA. Oklahoma had the highest population of Besherse families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Besherse surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Besherse ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Besherse. 100% of Besherse men worked as a Laborer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
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What Besherse family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 176 census records available for the last name Besherse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Besherse census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3 immigration records available for the last name Besherse. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 57 military records available for the last name Besherse. For the veterans among your Besherse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Besherse lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Besherse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Besherse in 1963 was 76, and 50 in 2004.

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