• <100 Messi
First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Origin and Meaning of Messi

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  1. A surname​.
  2. A male given name

Notable Persons With the Last Name Messi

Lionel Messi is a soccer player for the FC Barcelona, Newell's Old Boys, FC Barcelona C, FC Barcelona B, Argentina national under-20 football team, Argentina national under-23 football team, and Argentina national football team. Lionel was born on June 24th, 1987 in Rosario, Argentina.


Georges Messi is a soccer player for the Domant FC, Tonnerre Yaoundé, Çaykur Rizespor, Canon Yaoundé, K.S.C. Lokeren Oost-Vlaanderen, Al Kharaitiyat SC, S.C. Olhanense, G.D. Interclube, Persib Bandung, and Persiram Raja Ampat. Georges was born on December 8th, 1980 in Yaoundé. Georges is also known as Messi and Georges.


Eugène Junior Messi is an athlete for the Kazincbarcikai SC.


Mbida Messi is an athlete for the Persiram Raja Ampat.


Where is the name Messi popular?

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Popularity of Messi as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Messi

  • How Popular is the name Messi? Messi is the 35,612th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Messi have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 99 babies born with the first name Messi in the United States. That's more than enough people named Messi to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Messi? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2007 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Messi first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Messi is Saturday, May 20th, 1899.
  • What year had the most people named Messi born? The highest recorded use of the first name Messi was in 2013 with a total of 19 babies.
  • Random Messi Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Messi is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Messi: Your name in reverse order is Issem. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ssemi. How do you pronounce that?

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What does the name Messi mean?

Mis for mild, your mild and gentle way.

Eis for empathy, and your consideration for the feelings of others

Sis for sweetheart, you really are!

Sis for strength, there when needed.

Iis for impartial, a great arbiter

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.