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Tester Name Meaning

English: nickname from Old French testard, a pejorative derivative of teste ‘head’ (see Testa). German: from Latin testa ‘head’, hence a nickname for someone with a large or otherwise remarkable head, or, especially in Bavaria, a topographic name for someone who lived at one end of a village or a row of fields, from the same word. German: metonymic occupational name for a silver smelter, from Bavarian test ‘furnace for refining silver’.

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


Similar surnames: Pester, Wester, Bester, Nester, Vester, Tesser, Hester, Ester, Rester

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Tester Family Origin

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Tester Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Scholar

    23%
  • Custom Officer

    8%
  • Labourer

    8%

In 1881, the most common Tester occupation in Canada was Farmer. 46% of Tester's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Tester family was Labourer. Farmer, Scholar and Custom Officer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tester.

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Tester Life Expectancy

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