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Besler Name Meaning

from Middle Low German beseler, a kind of long dagger, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of such weapons. German: variant of Basler.

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

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Besler Family Origin

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Besler Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Ass'T Supt. R.R.

    5%
  • Beer Saloon

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Besler family was Beer Saloon. Farmer, Laborer and Ass'T Supt. R.R. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Besler. The most common Besler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Besler's were Farmers.

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Besler Historical Records

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Besler Life Expectancy

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