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

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Painter

    3%

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In 1880, the most common Test occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Test's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Test. A less common occupation for the Test family was Painter.

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Test

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