Tessier Family History

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Tessier Name Meaning

French: occupational name for a weaver, Old French tissier (Late Latin texarius, a derivative of texere ‘to weave’).

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


Similar surnames: Messier, Tesser, Tessler, Tester, Tellier, Messner, Bossier, Messer

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Tessier Family Origin

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Tessier Family Occupations

What did your Tessier ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Journalier and Couturire were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Tessier. 20% of Tessier men worked as a Journalier and 10% of Tessier women worked as a Couturire. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tessier were Fils De Cultivateur and Servante

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Journalier
    20%
  • Cultivateur
    18%
  • Farmer
    5%
  • Fils De Cultivateur
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Couturire
    10%
  • Institutrice
    6%
  • Journalier
    6%
  • Servante
    5%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Tessier Historical Records

What Tessier family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 49,000 census records available for the last name Tessier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tessier 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Tessier. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Tessier. For the veterans among your Tessier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tessier Life Expectancy

What is the average Tessier lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Tessier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Tessier in 1947 was 34, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tessier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tessier 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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