Messerly Family History

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Messerly Name Meaning

Swiss German: variant spelling of Messerli.

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

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Messerly Family Origin

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Messerly Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Tailor

    10%
  • Barber

    7%
  • Merchant

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Tailor and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Messerly. A less common occupation for the Messerly family was Merchant. The most common Messerly occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Messerly's were Farmers.

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Messerly Historical Records

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Messerly Life Expectancy

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Famous Messerly Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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