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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

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Messmer Family Origin

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Messmer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    6%

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

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Messmer Life Expectancy

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