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Messier Name Meaning

French: occupational name for someone who kept watch over harvested crops, Old French messier ‘harvest master’ (Late Latin messicarius, agent derivative of messis ‘harvest’).

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


Similar surnames: Messer, Tessier, Messner, Meunier, Tessler, Lussier, Meiser, Meester

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Messier Family Origin

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Messier Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Messier ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Laborer

    13%
  • Works In Cotton Mill

    13%
  • Brakeman

    9%
  • Farmer

    9%

United States shown, England data unavailable

In 1880, Laborer, Works In Cotton Mill and Brakeman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Messier. The most common Messier occupation in the USA was Laborer. 13% of Messier's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Messier family was Farmer.

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Messier Historical Records

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Messier Life Expectancy

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