Bessette Family History
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Bessette Name Meaning
French: variant of Besset, from a diminutive of bès ‘birch’, or possibly of French Basset (see Bassette). The ending is not feminine, but reflects the Canadian custom of pronouncing a final -t, which is generally silent in metropolitan French.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Bissette, Bassette, Boulette, Bonnette, Bressette, Bessett, Bissett