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Messersmith Family History

Messersmith Name Meaning
Part-translation of German Messerschmidt.

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

66,765 Historical Documents with Messersmith on Ancestry.com
10,510 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,078 Military Records
481 Immigration Records
10,134 Census and Voter Lists
43,562 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Messersmith Families

  • Number of Messersmith families
     46 - 90
     16 - 45
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Messersmith families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Messersmith last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Messersmith census records

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Messersmith 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 Messersmith families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Messersmith Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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

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Average Life Expectancy for Messersmith

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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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Messersmith Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Messersmith census records

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Messersmith Civil War Service Records

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