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Bessel Name Meaning

German: of uncertain derivation; possibly from the name of a place or river.

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


Similar surnames: Wessel, Fessel, Jessel, Hessel, Kessel, Gessel, Ressel, Bensel

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Bessel Family Origin

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Bessel Family Occupations

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  • Bookbinder Employing 10 Hands

    25%
  • Brick Maker

    25%
  • Draper (Master)

    25%
  • Grocers Porter

    25%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bessel family was Grocers Porter. Bookbinder Employing 10 Hands, Brick Maker and Draper (Master) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bessel. The most common Bessel occupation in the UK was Bookbinder Employing 10 Hands. 25% of Bessel's were Bookbinder Employing 10 Handss.

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Bessel Historical Records

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Bessel Life Expectancy

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