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About the Messer surname

Messer is the short form of a name in the middle age: for an public citizen man for mesurement of goods as f.e. grain (the name Kornmesser in Nürnberg). Source: Duden - Familiennamen. Herkunft und Bedeutung. Bearbeitet von Rosa und Volker Kohlheim. Dudenverlag Mannheim - Leipzig - Wien - Zürich; Copyright: Bibliographisches Institut & F.A. Brockhaus AG, Mannheim, 2000. p. 454