Besch Name Meaning

South German: from a short form of the personal name Sebastian.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Besch Family Origin

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Besch Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Saloon Keeper

    13%
  • Brewer

    7%
  • Farming

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Saloon Keeper and Brewer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Besch. The most common Besch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Besch's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Besch family was Farming.

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Besch Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Besch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Besch in 1955 was 45, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Besch

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