Messing Family History

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Messing Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a brazier, from Middle High German messinc ‘brass’ (see Messinger 2).

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

Similar surnames: Messinger, Essig, Persing, Mossing, Massing, Mensing, Metting, Tessin

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Messing Family Origin

Where is the Messing family from?

Messing Family Occupations

What did your Messing ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Messing. The most common Messing occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Messing's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Messing family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Keeps House

  • Laborer


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

Messing Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Messing. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Messing census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Messing. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Messing. For the veterans among your Messing ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Messing Life Expectancy

What is the average Messing lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Messing life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Messing in 1959 was 33, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Messing

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Messing 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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