Besco Family History

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Besco Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Breton Bescou, from a derivative or plural of Besq, a nickname denoting someone who was disfigured or mutilated in some way, or who had lost a limb.

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


Similar surnames: Vesco, Bosco, Esco, Besso, Best, Visco, Fusco, Bess, Vasco, Pesce

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Besco Family Origin

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Besco Family Occupations

What did your Besco ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Besco occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Besco's were Farmers. Farmer, Blowing A Furnace and Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Besco. A less common occupation for the Besco family was Founder.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Blowing A Furnace

    14%
  • Engineer

    14%
  • Founder

    14%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Besco ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Besco Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Besco. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Besco census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Besco. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Besco. For the veterans among your Besco ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Besco Life Expectancy

What is the average Besco lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Besco life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Besco in 1955 was 32, and 59 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Besco

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Besco ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Besco Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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