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Besemer Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a broom maker, Middle High German besemer, from an agent derivative of besem ‘broom’.

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

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Besemer Family Origin

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Besemer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Day Laborer

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%

In 1880, Farmer, Day Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Besemer. The most common Besemer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Besemer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Besemer family was Keeping House.

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Besemer Historical Records

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Besemer Life Expectancy

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