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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Messner

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Alt. Meaning

M is for mirth, your laughter.

E is for explorer, always ready for the next journey

S is for superb, a great attitude about life.

S is for select, as few are chosen.

N is for notable, distinguished are your feats

E is for enduring, forever will your memory remain

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Messner

Tammy Faye Messner was a christian singer, evangelist, entrepreneur, author, actress, television personality, co-founder of heritage usa, ptl-the inspirational network, christian music, evangelism, heritage usa, and co-founder ofheritage usaand ptl-the inspirational network. Her career lasted from 1962 to 2007. Tammy was given the name Tamara Faye LaValley on March 7th, 1942 in , U.S. She passed away on July 20th, 2007.


Johnny Messner is an actor. He was most prominent from 1998 to present. Johnny was born on April 11th, 1970 in Syracuse, New York, United States.


Günther was born on May 18th, 1946. He passed away on June 29th, 1970.


Michael Messner is a sociology, author, and sociologist. Michael was given the name Michael Alan Messner in 1952 in Salinas, California.


Natalie Moorhead was an actress. Her career lasted from 1929 to 1940. Natalie was given the name Nathalia Messner on July 27th, 1901 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania , U.S. Natalie is also known as Nathilia Messner. She died on October 6th, 1992.


Zbigniew Messner was an office holder. Zbigniew was born on March 13th, 1929 in Stryi. He died on January 10th, 2014.


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Popularity of Messner as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Messner U.S.
  White 96.13% 64.26%
  African American 0.28% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.69% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.26% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.99% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.65% 16.26%

Of Last Name Messner

People with the last name Messner are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Messner

  • How Popular is the name Messner? As a last name Messner was the 6,701st most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Messner first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Messner is Friday, April 11th, 1913.
  • How unique is the name Messner? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Messner. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Messner: Your name in reverse order is Renssem. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mseenrs. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Messner? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 5,039 people with the last name Messner.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Messner? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Messner as their last name.

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