Last name: BESSETTE

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BESSETTE : This last name is indexed 47,404 times on Geneanet!

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BESSETTE : 1: French: topographic name designating a small wood of birches from Occitan bès ‘birch tree’ (see Besse) or a habitational name from (La) Bessette the name of several places in the southern part of France.2: Alternatively an altered form of French Besset: topographic name a cognate of 1 above. Altered ending reflects the Canadian and American French practice of sounding the final -t.

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