Messimer Family History

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Messimer Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a sexton, churchwarden, or verger (see Messmer, Messner).

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


Similar surnames: Messner, Messmer, Messier, Messinger, Messer, Messing, Mester

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Messimer Family Origin

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Messimer Family Occupations

What did your Messimer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Machinist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Messimer. The most common Messimer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Messimer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Messimer family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Machinist

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Messimer Historical Records

What Messimer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Messimer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Messimer 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 Messimer

Passenger List

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

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Messimer Life Expectancy

What is the average Messimer lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Messimer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Messimer in 1954 was 41, and 38 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Messimer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Messimer 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.

Famous Messimer Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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