Origins of the Besson surname

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    OrkneyShetlandHighlandsWestern IslesGrampianTaysideCentralStrathclydeFifeLothianBordersDumfriesNorth East 8North West 3Isle of ManYorkshire 1East Midlands 23West Midlands 19East 6London 52South East 26South West 4South Wales 3Mid WalesWest WalesNorth Wales 3Republic of IrelandNorthern Ireland

    In 1921, most Bessons lived in london

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    What are the most common Besson first names?

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    Common jobs for Bessons

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    Commmon female occupations for Bessons in 1921

    Dressmaker

    7

    Nurse

    4

    Farmers Daughter

    3

    General Servant

    3

    Home

    3

    Commmon male occupations for Bessons in 1921

    Coal Miner

    11

    Blacksmith

    7

    Agricultural Labourer

    4

    Farm Labourer

    4

    Farm Hands

    3

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