Bessie Name Meaning & Origin
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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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