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Bessinger Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from any of several places called Bessingen. variant of Bäsiger (see Bassinger).

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


Similar surnames: Bissinger, Blessinger, Hessinger, Reisinger, Bettinger, Betsinger

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Bessinger Family Origin

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Bessinger Family Occupations

What did your Bessinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bessinger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Bessinger's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bessinger. A less common occupation for the Bessinger family was Baker.

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Baker

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bessinger ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bessinger Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Bessinger ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Bessinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Bessinger lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, Bessinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Bessinger in 1952 was 44, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bessinger ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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