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Surname meaning for "Messer"
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a cutler, from Middle High German mezzer ‘knife’, from Old High German mezzirahs, mezzisahs, a compound of maz ‘food’, ‘meat’ + sahs ‘knife’, ‘sword’. The Jewish name is from German Messer ‘knife’ or Yiddish meser.