Guerra Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Guerra Name Meaning

Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian: nickname for a belligerent person or for a soldier, from guerra ‘war’. In some cases the Italian name may represent a short form of various compound personal names containing this element, for example Vinciguèrra. The Iberian name may in some cases reflect a misinterpretation of the Basque base ezquerra, esquerra, from esker ‘left-handed’. Basque: Castilianized form of Basque Gerra, a topographic name for someone who lived in a break or depression in a range of hills, from Basque gerri ‘waist’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Serra, Guevara, Guerry, Guerin, Gera, Guardia, German, Guerro, Cerra

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Guerra Family Origin

Where is the Guerra family from?

Guerra Family Occupations

What did your Guerra ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Guerra family was Keeping House. Laborer, Farmer and Stock Raiser were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Guerra. The most common Guerra occupation in the USA was Laborer. 35% of Guerra's were Laborers.

View Census data for Guerra | Data not to scale

  • Laborer

    35%
  • Farmer

    21%
  • Stock Raiser

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Guerra Historical Records

What Guerra family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Guerra. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Guerra census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Guerra

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Guerra. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

View all Guerra immigration records

Draft Card

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

View all Guerra military records

You've only scratched the surface of Guerra family history.

Guerra Life Expectancy

What is the average Guerra lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Guerra life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Guerra in 1944 was 31, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Guerra

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Guerra ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Guerra Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Look up another name