Messa Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Messa Name Meaning

Southern Italian and Spanish: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Ressa, Massa, Mesa, Sessa, Messana, Cesta, Mossa, Messina, Festa

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with a family member and we'll do the searching for you.

Messa Family Origin

Where is the Messa family from?

Messa Family Occupations

What did your Messa ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Messa. 25% of Messa men worked as a Laborer and 37% of Messa women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Messa were New Worker and Clerk

View Census data for Messa | Data not to scale

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    25%
  • Operator
    8%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • New Worker
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    37%
  • Stenographer
    16%
  • New Worker
    16%
  • Clerk
    11%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Messa Historical Records

What Messa family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Messa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Messa census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search US census records for Messa

Passenger List

There are 632 immigration records available for the last name Messa. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

View all Messa immigration records

Draft Card

There are 608 military records available for the last name Messa. For the veterans among your Messa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Messa military records

You've only scratched the surface of Messa family history.

Messa Life Expectancy

What is the average Messa lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Messa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Messa in 1964 was 75, and 79 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Messa

Famous Messa Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name