Messner Family History
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Messner Name Meaning
South German: occupational name for a sexton, churchwarden, or verger, Middle High German mesnære (Old High German mesinari, from Late Latin ma(n)sionarius, a derivative of mansio, genitive mansionis, ‘house (of God)’, ‘church’). The double -s- is the result of association with Messe ‘Mass’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Messer, Gessner, Messier, Meissner, Nesser, Eisner, Mescher, Weisner