Messex Family History

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Messex Name Meaning

Probably a variant of French Messac (see Messick).

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


Similar surnames: Jesse, Menser, Gessel, Musser, Messer, Mease, Lesser, Mussey, Tesser

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Messex Family Origin

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Messex Family Occupations

What did your Messex ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Messex occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 33% of Messex's were Farm Laborers. A less common occupation for the Messex family was Farmer & Miller. Farm Laborer and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Messex.

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  • Farm Laborer

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Farmer & Miller

    33%

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

Messex Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Messex. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Messex census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Messex. 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 Messex. For the veterans among your Messex ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Messex Life Expectancy

What is the average Messex lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Messex life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Messex in 1949 was 50, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Messex

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Messex 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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