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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Tesser

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Alt. Meaning

T is for talent, hidden or not.

E is for expert, in your chosen career

S is for strength, there when needed.

S is for secret, that you can certainly keep.

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

Notable Persons Named Tesser

Tesser is a in the fields of psychology and social psychology. Tesser was given the name Abraham Tesser on May 24th, 1941 in Brooklyn.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Tesser

Tesser is a in the fields of psychology and social psychology. Tesser was given the name Abraham Tesser on May 24th, 1941 in Brooklyn.


Attilio Tesser is a soccer player for the U.S. Avellino 1912, Calcio Montebelluna, A.C.D. Treviso 2013, S.S.C. Napoli, Udinese Calcio, A.C. Perugia Calcio, Calcio Catania, A.C. Trento S.C.S.D., and Italy national under-21 football team. Attilio was born on June 10th, 1958 in Montebelluna.


Rafael Tesser is a soccer player for the América Futebol Clube (SP), Coritiba Foot Ball Club, FC Dinamo Tbilisi, Clube Atlético Mineiro, Joinville Esporte Clube, Ituano FC, U.S. Lecce, Taranto F.C. 1927, Benevento Calcio, Clube Náutico Marcílio Dias, Red Bull Brasil, and Grêmio Barueri Futebol. Rafael was born on May 16th, 1981 in Curitiba. Rafael is also known as Tesser.


Neil Tesser is an author, journalist, radio personality, and radio host. Neil was born on September 30th, 1951 in New York.


Ray Tesser was a football player. He was most active from 1933 to 1934. Ray was born on June 2nd, 1912 in Titusville, Pennsylvania. He died on November 2nd, 1982.


Gregory Tesser was a sports writer and broadcaster. Gregory was born on May 11th, 1946 in Highgate, London. He passed away in 2014.


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Popularity of Tesser as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tesser U.S.
  White 92.95% 64.26%
  African American 2.35% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.68% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tesser

People with the last name Tesser are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Tesser

  • How Popular is the name Tesser? As a last name Tesser was the 66,371st most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Tesser first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Tesser is Sunday, July 12th, 1908.
  • How unique is the name Tesser? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Tesser. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Tesser: Your name in reverse order is Resset. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rteess. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tesser? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 298 people with the last name Tesser.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tesser? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Tesser as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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