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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Bessette

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Alt. Meaning

B is for beloved, as you are to many.

E is for early, promptness is a virtue

S is for secret, that you can certainly keep.

S is for strength, there when needed.

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

T is for tasteful, the way you communicate.

T is for teacher, you truly are.

E is for extra, those little things you do!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Bessette

Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy was a calvin klein saleswoman, publicist, calvin klein, and calvin kleinsaleswoman. Carolyn was given the name Carolyn Jeanne Bessette on January 7th, 1966 in White Plains, New York, U.S. Carolyn is also known as Bessette and Carolyn Jeanne. She left this life on July 16th, 1999.


C.S.C. Saint André Bessette was a saint. C.S.C. was born on August 9th, 1845 in Mont-Saint-Grégoire, Quebec, Canada. He breathed his last breath on January 6th, 1937.


Matt was born on December 28th, 1984 in Hartford, Connecticut, United States.


Lyne Bessette is a cyclist. Lyne was born on March 10th, 1975 in Brome Lake, Quebec.


Michel-Adrien Bessette was a Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec for Shefford and Member of theLegislative Assembly of QuebecforShefford. Michel-Adrien was born on September 27th, 1827 in Saint-Luc, near Iberville, Lower Canada. He passed away on November 28th, 1904.


Louise Bessette is a musician. She plays Piano. Louise was born on June 20th, 1959 in Montreal, Quebec.


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Popularity of Bessette as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bessette U.S.
  White 94.38% 64.26%
  African American 0.58% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.54% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.96% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.92% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.61% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bessette

People with the last name Bessette are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Bessette

  • How Popular is the name Bessette? As a last name Bessette was the 7,457th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Bessette? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Bessette was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Bessette: Your name in reverse order is Ettesseb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Beetests. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bessette? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,469 people with the last name Bessette.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bessette? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Bessette as their last name.

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