Guillen Family History

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Guillen Name Meaning

Spanish (Guillén): from the personal name Guillén, Spanish equivalent of William.

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

Similar surnames: Guillet, Gillen, Gillem, Guill, Hillen, Giller, Gille, Gulley, Gillet

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Guillen Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Guillen name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Guillen. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • Spain


  • England & Wales


  • Portugal


  • France


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Guillen Family Origin

Where is the Guillen family from?

Guillen Family Occupations

What did your Guillen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farm Laborer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Guillen. A less common occupation for the Guillen family was Farming. The most common Guillen occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 31% of Guillen's were Farm Laborers.

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  • Farm Laborer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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

Guillen Historical Records

What Guillen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Guillen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Guillen 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Guillen. 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 Guillen. For the veterans among your Guillen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Guillen Life Expectancy

What is the average Guillen lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Guillen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Guillen in 1945 was 35, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Guillen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Guillen 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.

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