Tesser Family History

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Tesser Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: occupational name for a joiner, from an agent derivative of Middle Dutch tesch ‘table’ (compare German Tescher, Tischler). Dutch and North German: from an agent derivative of Middle Low German tasche ‘purse’ (compare German Taschner). Dutch: occupational name for a weaver, from French Tessier. Jewish: unexplained.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Messer, Lesser, Nesser, Tessler, Esser, Tester, Besser, Weisser

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Tesser Family Origin

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Tesser Family Occupations

What did your Tesser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Tesser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Tesser's were Farmers. Farmer and Farming were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Tesser.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Farming

    33%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Tesser ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Tesser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Tesser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tesser census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Tesser. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Tesser. For the veterans among your Tesser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tesser Life Expectancy

What is the average Tesser lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Tesser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Tesser in 1963 was 73, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tesser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tesser ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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