Bezanson Family History

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Bezanson Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of French Besançon (see Besancon).

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


Similar surnames: Besancon, Bernson, Hoganson, Genson, Reason, Berenson, Beason

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Bezanson Family Origin

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Bezanson Family Occupations

What did your Bezanson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bezanson family was Boat Builder. The most common Bezanson occupation in Canada was Cooper. 27% of Bezanson's were Coopers. Cooper, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bezanson.

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  • Cooper

    27%
  • Farmer

    23%
  • Labourer

    12%
  • Boat Builder

    4%

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

Bezanson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bezanson Life Expectancy

What is the average Bezanson lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Bezanson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Bezanson in 1961 was 73, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bezanson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bezanson 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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