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Where is the Mess family from?
You can see how Mess families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mess family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mess families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Mess families living in Massachusetts. This was about 40% of all the recorded Mess's in the USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Mess families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mess surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mess. 18% of Mess men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Mess women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mess were Carpenter and Waitress.