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Teschner Name Meaning

German: variant of Taschner . Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from Teschen (Polish Cieszyn) in Silesia.

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


Similar surnames: Taschner, Tescher, Teicher, Leshner, Lechner, Tischler, Escher

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Where is the Teschner family from?

You can see how Teschner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Teschner family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Teschner families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 18 Teschner families living in New York. This was about 50% of all the recorded Teschner's in USA. New York had the highest population of Teschner families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Teschner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Teschner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Teschner. 19% of Teschner men worked as a Salesman and 25% of Teschner women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Teschner were Carpenter and Stenographer. .

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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

  • Salesman
    19%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Carpenter
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
    25%
  • Maid
    25%
  • Teacher
    17%
  • Stenographer
    17%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Teschner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Teschner 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Teschner. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Teschner. For the veterans among your Teschner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Teschner lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Teschner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Teschner in 1956 was 58, and 83 in 2004.

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