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The Périgord region of France is the ancient homeland of this noble name.

Tessier Early Origins



The surname Tessier was first found in Périgord, where this eminent family held a family seat since ancient times.

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Tessier Spelling Variations


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Tessier Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Tessieres, Teyssières, Teissière, Tessier, Tessiere, Tesieres, Tesierres, Tesier, Les Teyssieres, La Teissiere, La Tesiere, Tissier, Le Tissier, Letessier, Tisserand, Tesserand, Tessereau, Tissot and many more.

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Tessier Early History


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Tessier Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tessier research. Another 417 words (30 lines of text) covering the years 1130, 1247, 1447, 1599, 1634, 1667, 1668, 1715, 1706, 1751, 1768, 1773, 1789, 1255, 1325 and 1447 are included under the topic Early Tessier History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Tessier Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Tessier Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 24 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Tessier Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Tessier Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Charles Tessier settled in New York State in 1775
  • Jean Tessier settled in New York State in 1775
  • J. B. Tessier, aged 35, settled in New York State in 1775
  • Charles Tessier, who landed in New York in 1798
  • Jean Tessier, who landed in New York in 1798

Tessier Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Auguste Tessier, aged 26, settled in New Orleans in 1821
  • Mrs. C. Tessier settled in San Francisco in 1850

Tessier Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Urbain Tessier, who landed in Montreal in 1648
  • Pierre Tessier, who landed in Montreal in 1662
  • Jacquette Tessier, who arrived in Quebec in 1664
  • Jacques Tessier, who landed in Canada in 1666
  • Pierre Tessier, who arrived in Acadia in 1688

Tessier Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Eliza Tessier, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1750

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Contemporary Notables of the name Tessier (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Tessier (post 1700)



  • Thomas Tessier (b. 1947), American author of horror novels and short stories
  • Robert W Tessier (1934-1990), American actor and stuntman
  • Paul Tessier (1917-2008), French surgeon, "father of modern craniofacial surgery"
  • Emilie de Tessier (b. 1850), French cartoonist who worked under the pseudonym Marie Duval
  • Ulric-Joseph Tessier (1817-1892), Canadian lawyer, judge, and politician from Quebec, member of the Senate of Canada
  • Orval Tessier (b. 1933), retired Canadian professional NHL ice hockey player, recipient of the Jack Adams Trophy (1982)
  • Jules Tessier QC (1852-1934), Canadian lawyer and politician from Quebec, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly
  • Joseph-Adolphe Tessier (1861-1928), Canadian politician from Quebec, Mayor of Trois-Rivières (1913 to 1921)
  • François-Xavier Tessier (1799-1835), Canadian doctor, publisher and political figure in Lower Canada
  • Dan Tessier (b. 1979), Canadian retired professional ice hockey player
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    2. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    5. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    6. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    11. ...

    The Tessier Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tessier Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 2 November 2015 at 10:21.

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