Messmer Family History

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Messmer Name Meaning

German (Alemannic and Swabian): variant of Messner, the alteration being by analogy with surnames in -mer from place names in -heim ‘homestead’.

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


Similar surnames: Messimer, Mesner, Moessner, Tessmer, Messer, Nesser, Mesmer, Essner

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Messmer Family Origin

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Messmer Family Occupations

What did your Messmer ancestors do for a living?

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Messmer. A less common occupation for the Messmer family was Laborer. The most common Messmer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Messmer's were Farmers.

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Messmer Historical Records

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Messmer Life Expectancy

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Famous Messmer Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)

Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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