Messa Family History

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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

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Messa Family Origin

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Messa Family Occupations

What did your Messa ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Brick Maker and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Messa. A less common occupation for the Messa family was Keeping House. The most common Messa occupation in the USA was Laborer. 44% of Messa's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    44%
  • Brick Maker

    11%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    11%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Messa ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Messa Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 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 1940's US census records for Messa

Passenger List

There are 642 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.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 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.

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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

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Messa ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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