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Besser Name Meaning

occupational name for a collector of fines, from Middle High German bezzerære, an agent derivative of bezzern ‘to collect fines’. habitational name from any of various places in Germany named Besser, Bessing, or Bessingen.

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


Similar surnames: Lesser, Nesser, Messer, Busser, Bester, Tesser, Hesser, Esser, Beiser

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Besser Family Origin

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Besser Family Occupations

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  • Seaman

    100%

In 1881, the most common Besser occupation in Canada was Seaman. 100% of Besser's were Seamans.

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Besser Historical Records

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Besser Life Expectancy

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Famous Besser Family

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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)

Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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