Guin Family History

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Guin Name Meaning

French: from a Germanic personal name or short form of various compound names formed with wini ‘friend’. Perhaps a reduced form of McQuinn. This name is clustered in NC, AL, and LA.

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

Similar surnames: Gunn, Main, Quin, Duin, Guion, Godin, Garin, Hulin, Guan, Dein

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Guin Family Origin

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Guin Family Occupations

What did your Guin ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Assistant Cashier bookkeeper Food Manufacturing Co and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Guin. 4% of Guin men worked as an Assistant Cashier bookkeeper Food Manufacturing Co and 63% of Guin women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Guin were Carperter and Charwoman

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Assistant Cashier bookkeeper Food Manufacturing Co
  • Barristers Clerk
  • Carpenter joiner
  • Carperter

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Packer Sugar Confectionary Manufacture
  • Army Officers Widow
  • Charwoman

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Guin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Guin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Guin 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Guin. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Guin. For the veterans among your Guin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Guin Life Expectancy

What is the average Guin lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Guin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Guin in 1953 was 38, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Guin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Guin 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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