Messerli Family History

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Messerli Name Meaning

Swiss German: from a diminutive of Messer ‘knife (maker)’.

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


Similar surnames: Messerly, Messer, Kessel, Meisel, Oesterle, Fessel, Ressel, Tesser

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Messerli Family Origin

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Messerli Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Farming

    20%
  • Keeping House

    20%
  • School Teacher

    20%

In 1880, the most common Messerli occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Messerli's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Messerli family was School Teacher. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Messerli.

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Messerli Historical Records

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Messerli Life Expectancy

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