Besso Family History

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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


Similar surnames: Besson, Basso, Besco, Bess, Bisso, Bosko, Boss, Bass, Best, Besse

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Besso Family Origin

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Besso Family Occupations

What did your Besso ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Commission Agent and Commission Agent (Foreign) were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Besso. The most common Besso occupation in the UK was Commission Agent. 67% of Besso's were Commission Agents.

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  • Commission Agent

    67%
  • Commission Agent (Foreign)

    33%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Besso ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Besso Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Besso. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Besso 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 Besso. 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 Besso. For the veterans among your Besso ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Besso Life Expectancy

What is the average Besso lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Besso

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Besso 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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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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