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Bessette Surname


Frequency of Bessette in the US

2000 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, BESSETTE ranked #6,944 in frequency out of 151,671 surnames for which statistics were released from the 2000 Census. 4,454 people, or approximately 1 in every 60,566 individuals in the US had this surname in 2000.

Name Rank Count Percent
Non-Hispanic Hispanic
(of any
race)
White Black American
Indian/
Alaskan
Native
Asian/
Pacific
Islander
Two
or More
Races
BESSETTE6,9444,45495.42%0.36%1.19%0.45%1.41%1.17%
US Top 151,671 269,762,087 69.8% 11.8% 0.7% 3.7% 1.7% 12.3%

Source: "Genealogy Data: Frequently Occurring Surnames from Census 2000", US Census Bureau.

1990 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, BESSETTE ranked #6,986 in frequency out of 88,799 surnames for which statistics were released from the 1990 Census. Approximately 1 in every 50,000 individuals in the US had this surname in 1990.

Source: "Frequently Occurring Surnames from Census 1990", US Census Bureau.

Bessette Graves on Histopolis

Histopolis currently has 30 grave(s) with the surname Bessette.

Search the Histopols Grave Index for the surname Bessette.

Resource Links for Bessette


Bessette Surname Resource Center [SurnameWeb.org]
http://www.surnameweb.org/Bessette/surnames.htm

Bessette Surname Origin & Last Name Meaning with Genealogy & Family History Resources [Ancestor Search]
Find the meaning and origin of the Bessette surname / last name in this family name dictionary. Family History Ideas.
http://www.searchforancestors.com/surnames/origin/b/bessette.php (23 Oct 2010)

Bessette - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia [Wikipedia]
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bessette

Bessette Genealogy and Family History Research [DistantCousin.com]
http://distantcousin.com/SurnameResources/Surname.asp?Surname=Bessette

Bessette Family Genealogy Forum [GenForum - Genealogy.com]
http://genforum.genealogy.com/bessette/


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