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Messing Early Origins



The surname Messing was first found in Gloucestershire, where they held a family seat from very early times and were granted lands by Duke William of Normandy, their liege Lord, for their distinguished assistance at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Messing Spelling Variations


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Messing Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Messenger, Messinger, Messager, Messynger, Messengere and many more.

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Messing Early History


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Messing Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Messing research. Another 415 words (30 lines of text) covering the years 1150, 1296, 1405, 1482, and 1758 are included under the topic Early Messing History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Messing Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Messing Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Messing Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Messing Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Christoph Messing, who landed in America in 1783

Messing Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Elis Messing, who arrived in America in 1839
  • Frederick Messing, aged 30, landed in Missouri in 1845
  • Gerh Bern Messing, who arrived in America in 1846
  • Joh Heinr Messing, who landed in America in 1847-1849
  • John Messing, who arrived in Indiana in 1852

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Contemporary Notables of the name Messing (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Messing (post 1700)



  • Jerry Messing (b. 1986), American television and film actor
  • Roy Messing (b. 1958), retired American soccer goalkeeper
  • William Messing, American mathematician who works in arithmetic algebraic geometry
  • Susan Messing (b. 1963), American director and actress
  • Keegan Messing (b. 1992), American figure skater
  • Shep Norman Messing (b. 1949), retired American soccer goalkeeper and current broadcaster
  • Debra Lynn Messing (b. 1968), American actress
  • Ulrica Messing (b. 1968), Swedish Social Democratic politician, Minister for Communications and Regional Policy
  • Wolf Grigorevich Messing (1899-1974), Russian alleged psychic and telepathist whose predictions were taken seriously by both Hitler and Stalin during WWII

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    3. Bloxham, Ben. Key to Parochial Registers of Scotland From Earliest Times Through 1854 2nd edition. Provo, UT: Stevenson's Genealogical Center, 1979. Print.
    4. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. Acts of Malcom IV 1153-65 Volume I Regesta Regum Scottorum 1153-1424. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1960. Print.
    5. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
    8. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    9. Black, George F. The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3).
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Messing Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Messing Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 5 April 2014 at 10:25.

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