First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Messer

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Alt. Meaning

M is for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

E is for expert, in your chosen career

S is for sensible, the practical side.

S is for sincere, a model of truth.

E is for endear, all those you touch.

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Messer

Luke was born on February 27th, 1969 in Evansville, Indiana.




Wallace Frank Messer was a sportscaster. Wallace was born on August 8th, 1925 in Asheville, North Carolina. He breathed his last breath on November 13th, 2001.


Stephen Messer is an internet entrepreneur. Stephen was born on May 12th, 1971 in Westchester, New York.


Heidi Messer is a co-founder, chairman, collective[i], ceo, world evolved, president and coo, and linkshare corp. Heidi was born on August 28th, 1969 in Westchester, New York.


Where is the name Messer popular?

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Popularity of Messer as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Messer U.S.
  White 93.73% 64.26%
  African American 1.10% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.51% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.94% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.82% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.90% 16.26%

Of Last Name Messer

People with the last name Messer are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Messer

  • How Popular is the name Messer? Messer is the 74,750th most popular name of all time. As a last name Messer was the 1,769th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Messer have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10 babies born with the first name Messer in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Messer? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2012 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Messer first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Messer is Friday, October 24th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Messer born? The highest recorded use of the first name Messer was in 2012 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Messer: Your name in reverse order is Ressem. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mrssee. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Messer? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 20,306 people with the last name Messer.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Messer? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 7 of them will have Messer as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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