Messerschmidt Family History

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Messerschmidt Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a cutler, from Middle High German mezzer ‘knife’ + smit ‘smith’. See also Messer 1.

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


Similar surnames: Hammerschmidt, Depperschmidt, Schmidt, Reinschmidt, Goldschmidt

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Messerschmidt Family Origin

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Messerschmidt Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Tailor

    7%
  • Brick Mason

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Messerschmidt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Messerschmidt's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Messerschmidt family was Brick Mason. Farmer, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Messerschmidt.

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Messerschmidt Historical Records

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Messerschmidt Life Expectancy

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