Besso History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Besso family

The surname Besso was first found in Forez, a former province of France, now part of the modern Loire département, the Haute-Loire and Puy-de-Dôme départements, where the family held a family seat from very early times.

Early History of the Besso family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Besso research. Another 289 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1447, 1470, 1520, 1549, 1609, 1690, 1657, 1746, 1759, 1600, 1612, 1673, 1639, 1645, 1715 and 1675 are included under the topic Early Besso History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Besso Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Besset, Bessez, Besser, Bessey, Bessé, Bessée, Bezet, Bezez, Bezer, Bezé, Bezée, Bessait, Bessais, Bessaie, Bessaies, Bezait, Bezais, Bezaie, Bezaies, Du Besset, Du Bessez, Du Besser, Du Bessé, Du Bezet, Du Bezez, Du Bezer, Du Bezé, Du Bessait, Du Bessais, Du Bessaie, Du Bessaies, Du Bezait, Du Bezais, Du Bezaie, Du Bezaies, De Besseto, Bessette and many more.

Early Notables of the Besso family (pre 1700)

Quelques membres notables appartenaient à cette famille. Parmi eux, on trouve Claude Du Besset, Lord of Besset during the 1600's; François Byssot de la Rivière (1612-1673), French settler to New France before 1639, he...
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Migration of the Besso family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Bendeck Besser settled in Philadelphia in 1739; Christopher Besser settled in Philadelphia in 1732; Edward Besser settled in Philadelphia in 1856; Anthony Bessey, aged 26.


Contemporary Notables of the name Besso (post 1700) +

  • Livio Besso Cordero (1948-2018), Italian politician, Senator from 1996 to 2001


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