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Messenger Family History

Messenger Name Meaning
English: occupational name, from Middle English, Old French messag(i)er ‘carrier of messages’ (an agent derivative of message, Late Latin missaticum, from missus ‘sent’).

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

458,818 Historical Documents with Messenger on Ancestry.com
101,474 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
8,765 Military Records
6,523 Immigration Records
82,482 Census and Voter Lists
259,574 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Messenger Families

  • Number of Messenger families
     52 - 102
     18 - 51
     1 - 17
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Messenger families
     255 - 507
     86 - 254
     1 - 85
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Messenger families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Messenger census records

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Messenger Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Messenger families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Messenger Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Messenger families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Messenger

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Messenger Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Messenger census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Messenger ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Messenger Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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