Guggisberg Family History

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Guggisberg Name Meaning

Swiss German and South German: habitational name from a place named with gugge ‘cuckoo’ or ‘toad’ + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’. According to some, gug may be an old word meaning ‘swamp’ and South German guggi ‘toad’ a derivative of it.

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


Similar surnames: Kreisberg, Guttenberg, Grossberg, Risberg, Heiberg, Kleinberg, Ulberg

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Guggisberg Family Origin

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Guggisberg Family Occupations

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In 1881, a less common occupation for the Guggisberg family was Furniture Mfr.. The most common Guggisberg occupation in Canada was Furniture Manufact.. 33% of Guggisberg's were Furniture Manufact.s. Furniture Manufact. and Furniture Mfr were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Guggisberg.

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  • Furniture Manufact.

    33%
  • Furniture Mfr

    33%
  • Furniture Mfr.

    33%

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Guggisberg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Guggisberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Guggisberg 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 Guggisberg. 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 Guggisberg. For the veterans among your Guggisberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Guggisberg Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Guggisberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Guggisberg in 1961 was 52, and 38 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Guggisberg

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