The surname Tessen was first found in Pomerania, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tessen research.Another 210 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1299, 1341, 1717, 1728, 1734, and 1793 are included under the topic Early Tessen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
of this family name include: Tessin, Tessen, Tetzen, Tesken, Teske, Tetze, Tesin, Teszin, Tessine, Tessihn and many more.
Some of the Tessen family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland
is included in all our PDF Extended History products
and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jacob Teske, who immigrated to America in 1709 with his wife and two sons. Numerous bearers of the variation "Teske" came together to New York State in 1874.