Guinan Family History

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Guinan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of two distinct Gaelic names, which have now become confused: Ó Cuinneáin ‘descendant of Cuinneán’, a personal name from a diminutive of conn ‘chief’, and Ó Cuineáin ‘descendant of Cuineán’, a personal name from a diminutive of cana ‘whelp’.

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

Similar surnames: Quinlan, Dinan, Quinn, Gunn, Finan, Goonan, Ginn, Guinn, Guin, Guida

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Guinan Family Origin

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Guinan Family Occupations

What did your Guinan ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Guinan. 5% of Guinan men worked as a General Labourer and 38% of Guinan women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Guinan were Assistant Manager Canteen and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Advet Manager Postal Dept
  • Assistant Grocer O A P
  • Assistant Manager Canteen

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Hospital Nurse
  • Hotel Waitress
  • Incapacitated

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

Guinan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Guinan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Guinan 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Guinan. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Guinan. For the veterans among your Guinan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Guinan Life Expectancy

What is the average Guinan lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Guinan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Guinan in 1952 was 54, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Guinan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Guinan 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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