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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • Americanized spelling of German Beiss(e), a variant of Beitz 2.
  • English : perhaps a variant of Biss. Compare Beese, Bise, Buys, Byce.
  • Hungarian : nickname for someone with a limp or a peculiar gait, from bice ‘limp’.

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