Besso Name Meaning

Catalan (Bessó): nickname for a twin, bessó, a derivative of Latin bis ‘twice’.

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

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Besso Family Origin

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Besso Family Occupations

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  • Clothing Store

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Miner

    25%
  • Store Keeper

    25%

In 1880, the most common Besso occupation in the USA was Clothing Store. 25% of Besso's were Clothing Stores. A less common occupation for the Besso family was Store Keeper. Clothing Store, Farmer and Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Besso.

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Besso Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, Besso life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Besso in 1959 was 61, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Besso

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