Messmore Family History

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Messmore Name Meaning

Possibly an altered form of Messmer. (cf. Messamore)

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


Similar surnames: Memory, Mesmer, Beshore, Rushmore, Demore, Wedmore, Messimer

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Messmore Family Origin

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Messmore Family Occupations

What did your Messmore ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Messmore occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Messmore's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Messmore family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Messmore.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Butcher

    3%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

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

Messmore Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Messmore Life Expectancy

What is the average Messmore lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Messmore life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Messmore in 1962 was 78, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Messmore

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Messmore 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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