Bessie Name Meaning & Origin

Bessie

Pronunciation: BESS-ee (key)

Origin of the name Betsy:

Originally a pet form of Elizabeth (God is my oath) and Bethany (house of figs), Betsy is popularly bestowed as an independent given name.

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Betsy, Bess

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My Great Grandmother Bessie came over from Ireland in 1800's.She was a strong ,intelligent opinionated women with her red hair she represented her Irish heritage well. Loved spending time with her enjoying her keen sense of humor.

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Bessie Smith, the "Empress of Blues"

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Bessie from the Pixar franchise Cars

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