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Test Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a refiner, from Yiddish test ‘crucible’, ‘melting pot’. English: nickname for someone with a large or otherwise remarkable head, from Old French teste ‘head’.

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


Similar surnames: Testa, Best, Obst, Tesh, Mest, West, Teston, Geist, Oest, Gest

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Test Family Origin

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Test Family Occupations

What did your Test ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Foreman and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Test. 15% of Test men worked as a Builders Foreman and 67% of Test women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Test were Plumber Mate and Shop Keeper Wholesale Labourer

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Foreman
    15%
  • French Polisher
    15%
  • General Bricklayer
    15%
  • Plumber Mate
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    67%
  • Permanent Invalid
    17%
  • Shop Keeper Wholesale Labourer
    17%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Test Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Test. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Test 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 617 immigration records available for the last name Test. 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 16,000 military records available for the last name Test. For the veterans among your Test ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Test Life Expectancy

What is the average Test lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Test life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Test in 1951 was 41, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Test

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Test 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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