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Tesoro Name Meaning

Spanish: from tesoro ‘treasure’ (from Latin thesaurus ‘hoard’) applied as a metonymic occupational name for a treasurer. In some cases this may be a habitational name from El Tesoro in southern Spain. Italian: variant of Tesauro from modern Italian tesoro ‘treasure treasury’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Toro, Cerro, Tenore, Tiso, Messore, Teodoro, Legore, Textor, Zero

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Where is the Tesoro family from?

You can see how Tesoro families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tesoro family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Tesoro families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 13 Tesoro families living in New York. This was about 62% of all the recorded Tesoro's in USA. New York had the highest population of Tesoro families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tesoro surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tesoro ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Packer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Tesoro. 30% of Tesoro men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Tesoro women worked as a Packer. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • New Worker
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Packer
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What Tesoro family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 612 census records available for the last name Tesoro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tesoro census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 873 immigration records available for the last name Tesoro. 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 Cards

There are 248 military records available for the last name Tesoro. For the veterans among your Tesoro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tesoro lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Tesoro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Tesoro in 1962 was 69, and 82 in 2004.

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