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Dutch form of the German Surname Tessmann. Tessmann is derived from the personal name Tess (from a Slavic element meaning "consolation") + German -mann "man".
Pronounced: taz-muhn; tahs-mahn (Dutch)
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Abel Tasman, Dutch explorer who was the first European to encounter New Zealand and Tasmania. Numerous places in New Zealand and Australia were named in his honor... including Tasmania and the Tasman Sea.
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