Messa Family History

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Messa Name Meaning

Southern Italian and Spanish: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Ressa, Massa, Mesa, Sessa, Messana, Cesta, Mossa, Messina, Festa

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Messa Family Origin

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Messa Family Occupations

What did your Messa ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Dairy Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Messa. 29% of Messa men worked as a Dairy Farmer and 58% of Messa women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Messa were Hotel Waiter and Unpaid Dom Dut

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Dairy Farmer
    29%
  • Butcher farmer
    15%
  • Dairy Foreman
    15%
  • Hotel Waiter
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    58%
  • District Nurse
    15%
  • Private Means
    15%
  • Unpaid Dom Dut
    15%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Messa Historical Records

What Messa family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Messa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Messa census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Messa

Passenger List

There are 632 immigration records available for the last name Messa. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 608 military records available for the last name Messa. For the veterans among your Messa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Messa Life Expectancy

What is the average Messa lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Messa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Messa in 1964 was 75, and 79 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Messa

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Messa ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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