Guggenheim Family History

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Guggenheim Name Meaning

Jewish (western Ashkenazic): habitational name from Gugenheim in Alsace or, less likely, Jugenheim (earlier Guggenheim) near Bensheim (Hesse). In both cases the second element is from Old High German heim ‘homestead’, while the first is of obscure and disputed etymology.

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

Similar surnames: Oppenheim, Hillesheim, Manheim, Guttenberg, Rosenheim, Nesheim

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Guggenheim Family Origin

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Guggenheim Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Guggenheim occupation in the UK was Photographer. 100% of Guggenheim's were Photographers.

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Guggenheim Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Guggenheim. 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.

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Draft Card

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

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Guggenheim Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Guggenheim life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Guggenheim in 1961 was 67, and 80 in 2004.

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