Bessett Family History

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Bessett Name Meaning

French: variant of Bessette.

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

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Bessett Family Origin

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Bessett Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Works In Cotton Mill

    6%
  • Barber

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Works In Cotton Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bessett. A less common occupation for the Bessett family was Barber. The most common Bessett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Bessett's were Farmers.

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Bessett Historical Records

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Bessett Life Expectancy

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