Bess Family History
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Bess Name Meaning
English: unexplained. Apparently a metronymic from the female personal name Bess, pet form of Elizabeth. German: short form of Betz. In some cases it is probably an altered spelling of French Besse.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Boss, Best, Buss, Ness, Gess, Ress, Hess, Wess, Bass, Beas