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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

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Messner Family Origin

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Messner Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    18%
  • Clerck

    18%
  • Farmer

    18%
  • Student

    18%

In 1881, Blacksmith, Clerck and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Messner. The most common Messner occupation in Canada was Blacksmith. 18% of Messner's were Blacksmiths. A less common occupation for the Messner family was Student.

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Messner Historical Records

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Messner Life Expectancy

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