Tesh Family History

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Tesh Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by an ash tree, from the Middle English phrase at(te) asche ‘at (the) ash’, often at(te) esche in some dialects, especially in southeastern England. Probably an altered spelling of Tesch.

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


Similar surnames: Tash, Tush, Rush, Fish, Test, Best, Tosch, Treesh, Tosh, Desch

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Tesh Family Origin

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Tesh Family Occupations

What did your Tesh ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tesh. The most common Tesh occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Tesh's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Tesh family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Butcher

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Tesh ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Tesh Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Tesh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tesh census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Tesh. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Tesh. For the veterans among your Tesh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tesh Life Expectancy

What is the average Tesh lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Tesh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Tesh in 1953 was 44, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tesh

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tesh ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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