Guiney Family History

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Guiney Name Meaning

Irish (Connacht): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Géibheannaigh, ‘son of Géibheannach’, from géibheannach ‘fettered’. See also Keaveny.

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

Similar surnames: Gainey, Sliney, Graney, Ginley, Ginty, Tunney, Guinan, Quinney

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Guiney Family Origin

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Guiney Family Occupations

What did your Guiney ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Guiney occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 33% of Guiney's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner and Dressmaker & Shopman were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Guiney. A less common occupation for the Guiney family was Iron Moulder.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Dressmaker & Shopman

  • Iron Moulder


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

Guiney Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Guiney Life Expectancy

What is the average Guiney lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Guiney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Guiney in 1942 was 68, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Guiney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Guiney 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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