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Tescher Name Meaning

North German and Danish: occupational name for a joiner (see Tischler) or a variant of Tasch.

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


Similar surnames: Teschner, Mescher, Lescher, Tischer, Tesser, Discher, Teuscher

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Where is the Tescher family from?

You can see how Tescher families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tescher family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Tescher families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 9 Tescher families living in Ohio. This was about 27% of all the recorded Tescher's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Tescher families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tescher surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tescher ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tescher. 28% of Tescher men worked as a Laborer.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    28%
  • Farmer
    23%
  • Salesman
    17%
  • Machinist
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
    100%
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What Tescher family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Tescher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tescher census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 331 immigration records available for the last name Tescher. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 188 military records available for the last name Tescher. For the veterans among your Tescher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tescher lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2003, in the United States, Tescher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Tescher in 1948 was 44, and 74 in 2003.

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