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Bessinger Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from any of several places called Bessingen. variant of Bäsiger (see Bassinger).

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


Similar surnames: Bissinger, Blessinger, Hessinger, Reisinger, Bettinger, Betsinger

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Bessinger Family Origin

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Bessinger Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Baker

    3%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bessinger. The most common Bessinger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Bessinger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bessinger family was Baker.

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Bessinger Historical Records

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Bessinger Life Expectancy

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Famous Bessinger Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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