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Teston Name Meaning

Asturian-Leonese (Testón): nickname from Asturian-Leonese testón ‘headstrong’, ‘stubborn’, ‘obstinate’. French and Occitan: nickname from a diminutive of Old French teste ‘head’ (see Testa).

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

Similar surnames: Teson, Tesson, Tison, Tosto, Weston, Leston, Heston, Elston, Belton

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Teston Family Origin

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Teston Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Teston family was Laboring On Farm. The most common Teston occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Teston's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Teston.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Laboring On Farm


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Teston Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Teston. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Teston 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 293 immigration records available for the last name Teston. 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 708 military records available for the last name Teston. For the veterans among your Teston ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Teston Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Teston life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Teston in 1957 was 35, and 74 in 2004.

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