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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

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Messing Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Keeps House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

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In 1880, 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. Farmer, Keeping House and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Messing.

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Messing Historical Records

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Messing Life Expectancy

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