Tesler Family History

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Tesler Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): occupational name from Yiddish tesler ‘carpenter’. English: variant of Tessler. German: variant of Tescher.

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

Similar surnames: Tessler, Teller, Tesser, Kesler, Tester, Besler, Esler, Tisler, Esser

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Tesler Family Origin

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Tesler Family Occupations

What did your Tesler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Tesler family was Teamster. Farmer and None were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Tesler. The most common Tesler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Tesler's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • None

  • Teamster


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

Tesler Historical Records

What Tesler family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Tesler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tesler 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 821 immigration records available for the last name Tesler. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 203 military records available for the last name Tesler. For the veterans among your Tesler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tesler Life Expectancy

What is the average Tesler lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Tesler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Tesler in 1963 was 86, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tesler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tesler 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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