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Testerman Name Meaning

Belgian or Dutch: probably a habitational name for someone from Testelt in Brabant.

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


Similar surnames: Hesterman, Westerman, Letterman, Chesterman, Fesperman, Peterman

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Where is the Testerman family from?

You can see how Testerman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Testerman family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Testerman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 44 Testerman families living in Missouri. This was about 25% of all the recorded Testerman's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Testerman families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Testerman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Testerman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Testerman. 28% of Testerman men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Testerman women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Testerman were Truck Driver and Clerk. .

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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

  • Laborer
    28%
  • Farmer
    21%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    14%
  • Seamstress
    14%
  • Waitress
    11%
  • Clerk
    9%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 142 immigration records available for the last name Testerman. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Testerman. For the veterans among your Testerman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Testerman lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Testerman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Testerman in 1940 was 35, and 76 in 2004.

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