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Teselle Name Meaning

Dutch (Te Selle): habitational name for someone living on any of the farms called Selle or Zelle in Gelderland or from Zelle in Herenthout Antwerp (Belgium). Compare Selle .

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

Similar surnames: Lemelle, Desalle, Selle, Kezele, Ezelle, Telle, Desselle, Toelle

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Where is the Teselle family from?

You can see how Teselle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Teselle family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Teselle families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 24 Teselle families living in Nebraska. This was about 80% of all the recorded Teselle's in USA. Nebraska had the highest population of Teselle families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Teselle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Teselle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Teselle. 82% of Teselle men worked as a Farmer. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
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Census Records

There are 742 census records available for the last name Teselle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Teselle 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 54 immigration records available for the last name Teselle. 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 87 military records available for the last name Teselle. For the veterans among your Teselle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Teselle lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Teselle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Teselle in 1963 was 75, and 85 in 2004.

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