Besel Name Meaning

German: variant of Bessel.

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


Similar surnames: Beel, Kesel, Bevel, Basel, Boesel, Beisel, Bisel, Gebel, Bedel

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Besel Family Origin

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Besel Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    67%
  • City Fireman 1st Fireman

    17%
  • Preacher

    17%

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In 1880, Laborer and City Fireman 1st Fireman were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Besel. The most common Besel occupation in the USA was Laborer. 67% of Besel's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Besel family was Preacher.

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Besel Historical Records

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Besel Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Besel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Besel in 1957 was 33, and 94 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Besel

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