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Messmer Name Meaning

German (Alemannic and Swabian): variant of Messner, the alteration being by analogy with surnames in -mer from place names in -heim ‘homestead’.

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


Similar surnames: Messimer, Mesner, Moessner, Tessmer, Messer, Nesser, Mesmer, Essner

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Messmer Family Origin

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Messmer Family Occupations

What did your Messmer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Messmer. The most common Messmer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Messmer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Messmer family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    6%

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

Messmer Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Messmer ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Messmer Life Expectancy

What is the average Messmer lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, Messmer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Messmer in 1947 was 36, and 80 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Messmer 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 Messmer Family

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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)

Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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