Tesson Family History

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Tesson Name Meaning

French: from a dialect word meaning ‘badger’, applied as a nickname for someone thought to resemble the animal in some way.

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


Similar surnames: Teson, Tasso, Teston, Hasson, Besson, Bisson, Tessin, Tison, Pessin

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Tesson Family Origin

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Tesson Family Occupations

What did your Tesson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Tesson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Tesson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Tesson family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Dressmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tesson.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Dressmaker

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

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

Tesson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Tesson Life Expectancy

What is the average Tesson lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Tesson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Tesson in 1949 was 39, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tesson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tesson 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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