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Tessler Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from Yiddish tesler ‘carpenter’. Compare Tesler. German: variant of Teschner. English: from an agent derivative of Old English t?sel ‘teasel’, hence an occupational name for someone whose job was to brush the surface of newly-woven cloth or to card wood preparatory to spinning, using the dry seed-heads of teasels (a kind of thistle).

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


Similar surnames: Tesler, Tesser, Fessler, Kessler, Teller, Nessler, Bessler, Sessler

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Tessler Family Origin

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Tessler Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Coffee Roaster

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    13%
  • Head Miller

    13%

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In 1880, Farmer, Coffee Roaster and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tessler. A less common occupation for the Tessler family was Head Miller. The most common Tessler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Tessler's were Farmers.

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Tessler Historical Records

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Tessler Life Expectancy

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