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Memss Family History

Memss Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Mess, Meiss, Moss, Melis, Ness, Meis, Meise, Means, Weiss, Mewes

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Where is the Memss family from?

You can see how Memss families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Memss family name was found in the UK in 1891. In 1891 there was 1 Memss family living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Memss's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Memss families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Memss surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Memss ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 3 census records available for the last name Memss. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Memss census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3 immigration records available for the last name Memss. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Memss. For the veterans among your Memss ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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