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Bessey Name Meaning

French: habitational name from places in Côte-d’Or and Loire named Bessey, from the Romano-Gallic estate Bassiacum, from the Roman personal name Bassius + the locative suffix -acum.

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

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Bessey Family Origin

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Bessey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bessey. The most common Bessey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Bessey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bessey family was Blacksmith.

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Bessey Historical Records

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Bessey Life Expectancy

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