Mesman Family History

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Mesman Name Meaning

Dutch: occupational name for a hawker or travelling salesman, Middle Dutch me(e)rseman. Dutch: habitational name for someone from any of numerous places named ter or de Meers(ch). German: unexplained; possibly a variant of Massmann. English: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Mersman, Messman, Kelman, Osman, Perman, Reisman, Melman, German

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Mesman Family Origin

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Mesman Family Occupations

What did your Mesman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mesman. 27% of Mesman men worked as a Farmer and 40% of Mesman women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mesman were Chemist and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Plumber
  • Salesman
  • Chemist

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Salesman
  • Waitress

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Mesman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 925 census records available for the last name Mesman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mesman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 295 immigration records available for the last name Mesman. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 84 military records available for the last name Mesman. For the veterans among your Mesman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mesman Life Expectancy

What is the average Mesman lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Mesman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Mesman in 1966 was 78, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mesman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mesman 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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