Besco Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Breton Bescou, from a derivative or plural of Besq, a nickname denoting someone who was disfigured or mutilated in some way, or who had lost a limb.

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


Similar surnames: Vesco, Bosco, Esco, Besso, Best, Visco, Fusco, Bess, Vasco, Pesce

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Besco Family Origin

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Besco Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Blowing A Furnace

    14%
  • Engineer

    14%
  • Founder

    14%

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In 1880, Farmer, Blowing A Furnace and Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Besco. The most common Besco occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Besco's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Besco family was Founder.

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Besco Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Besco life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Besco in 1955 was 32, and 59 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Besco

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