Tesser Family History

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Tesser Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: occupational name for a joiner, from an agent derivative of Middle Dutch tesch ‘table’ (compare German Tescher, Tischler). Dutch and North German: from an agent derivative of Middle Low German tasche ‘purse’ (compare German Taschner). Dutch: occupational name for a weaver, from French Tessier. Jewish: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Messer, Lesser, Nesser, Tessler, Esser, Tester, Besser, Weisser

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Tesser Family Origin

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Tesser Family Occupations

What did your Tesser ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tesser. 24% of Tesser men worked as a Salesman and 34% of Tesser women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tesser were Laborer and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
  • Butcher
  • Clerk
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • Clerk
  • Seamstress
  • Housewife

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

Tesser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Tesser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tesser 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 469 immigration records available for the last name Tesser. 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 162 military records available for the last name Tesser. For the veterans among your Tesser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tesser Life Expectancy

What is the average Tesser lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Tesser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Tesser in 1963 was 73, and 79 in 2004.

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