Tessmer Family History

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Tessmer Name Meaning

German: from the Lower Sorbian personal name Tešimir, composed of the Slavic elements tešiti ‘to console’ + mir ‘peace’.

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


Similar surnames: Tesmer, Tesser, Essler, Tessler, Lesser, Gessner, Tessier, Besemer

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Tessmer Family Origin

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Tessmer Family Occupations

What did your Tessmer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tessmer. A less common occupation for the Tessmer family was Blacksmith. The most common Tessmer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Tessmer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Baker

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    7%

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

Tessmer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Tessmer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tessmer 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 Tessmer. 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 Tessmer. For the veterans among your Tessmer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tessmer Life Expectancy

What is the average Tessmer lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Tessmer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Tessmer in 1955 was 57, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tessmer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tessmer 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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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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