Tesson Family History

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Tesson Name Meaning

French: from a dialect word meaning ‘badger’, applied as a nickname for someone thought to resemble the animal in some way.

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

Similar surnames: Teson, Tasso, Teston, Hasson, Besson, Bisson, Tessin, Tison, Pessin

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Tesson Family Origin

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Tesson Family Occupations

What did your Tesson ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tesson. 15% of Tesson men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Tesson women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tesson were Foreman and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Farmer
  • Foreman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Laborer
  • Office Attendant
  • Waitress

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

Tesson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Tesson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tesson 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 351 immigration records available for the last name Tesson. 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 532 military records available for the last name Tesson. For the veterans among your Tesson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tesson Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Tesson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Tesson in 1949 was 39, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tesson 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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