Guidry Family History

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Guidry Name Meaning

French: from a personal name based on the Germanic root waido ‘hunt’. The name is particularly associated with Cajuns in LA, who seem all to be descended from Claude Guédry dit Grivois, who arrived in Acadia before 1671. Variant of Guitry, which is based on a personal name composed of the Germanic elements wid(u), wit- ‘wood’ + ric ‘power(ful)’.

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

Similar surnames: Gundry, Guillory, Gundy, Guida, Gulley, Quarry, Guidi, Guerry, Guard

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Guidry Family Origin

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Guidry Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Planter

  • Farm Laborer


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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Planter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Guidry. The most common Guidry occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Guidry's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Guidry family was Farm Laborer.

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Guidry Historical Records

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Guidry Life Expectancy

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