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Messenger Name Meaning

English: occupational name, from Middle English, Old French messag(i)er ‘carrier of messages’ (an agent derivative of message, Late Latin missaticum, from missus ‘sent’).

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

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Messenger Family Origin

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Messenger Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Messenger family was Carpenter. The most common Messenger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Messenger's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Messenger.

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Messenger Historical Records

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Messenger Life Expectancy

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Famous Messenger Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)

Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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