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Dessert Name Meaning

French: topographic name, with the preposition d(e), from Old French essart ‘clearing’, ‘assart’ (from Latin exsartum, a derivative of sarire ‘to hoe’), a term denoting an area of woodland that had been cleared for cultivation or settlement, rather than a natural glade.

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


Similar surnames: Dosser, Messer, Bessent, Tesser, Desper, Deckert, Besser, Desser

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Dessert Family Origin

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Dessert Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Barber

    13%
  • Confectioner

    7%
  • Labor

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dessert family was Labor. The most common Dessert occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Dessert's were Farmers. Farmer, Barber and Confectioner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dessert.

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Dessert Historical Records

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Dessert Life Expectancy

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