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Tester Name Meaning

English: nickname from Old French testard, a pejorative derivative of teste ‘head’ (see Testa). German: from Latin testa ‘head’, hence a nickname for someone with a large or otherwise remarkable head, or, especially in Bavaria, a topographic name for someone who lived at one end of a village or a row of fields, from the same word. German: metonymic occupational name for a silver smelter, from Bavarian test ‘furnace for refining silver’.

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


Similar surnames: Pester, Wester, Bester, Nester, Vester, Tesser, Hester, Ester, Rester

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Tester Family Origin

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Tester Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    12%
  • Farmer

    7%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Gardener

    2%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tester. A less common occupation for the Tester family was Gardener. The most common Tester occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 12% of Tester's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Tester Life Expectancy

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