Tessin Family History

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Tessin Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places so named in Mecklenburg. Possibly an altered form of French Tassin, from a reduced pet form of the personal name Eustasse, vernacular form of the saint’s name Eustachius.

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

Similar surnames: Zessin, Bassin, Persin, Jessen, Nessen, Kessen, Tevlin, Hessen

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Tessin Family Origin

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Tessin Family Occupations

What did your Tessin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Stone Mason were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Tessin. The most common Tessin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 80% of Tessin's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Stone Mason


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

Tessin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Tessin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tessin 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 237 immigration records available for the last name Tessin. 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 755 military records available for the last name Tessin. For the veterans among your Tessin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tessin Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Tessin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Tessin in 1961 was 51, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tessin 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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