Messler Family History

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Messler Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from Messel near Darmstadt.

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


Similar surnames: Sessler, Hessler, Tessler, Messer, Bessler, Ressler, Essler, Messner

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Messler Family Origin

Where is the Messler family from?

Messler Family Occupations

What did your Messler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Messler family was Carpenter. The most common Messler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Messler's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Messler.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Messler Historical Records

What Messler family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Messler Life Expectancy

What is the average Messler lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Messler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Messler in 1947 was 44, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Messler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Messler 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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