Bessire Family History

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Bessire Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. This is predominantly a Texan name.

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


Similar surnames: Besse, Leslie, Essary, Resser, Bendure, Bessler, Bossie, Jessie

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Bessire Family Origin

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Bessire Family Occupations

What did your Bessire ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bessire. The most common Bessire occupation in the USA was Laborer. 67% of Bessire's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    67%
  • Farm Laborer

    33%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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Bessire Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bessire. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bessire census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Bessire. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bessire. For the veterans among your Bessire ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bessire Life Expectancy

What is the average Bessire lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Bessire life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Bessire in 1961 was 57, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bessire

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bessire 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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