Guise Family History

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Guise Name Meaning

English and French: regional name for someone from the district of France of this name, which is of unexplained origin. French: from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with wid ‘leader’.

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

Similar surnames: Guite, Grise, Buis, Guse, Guile, Gose, Fuse, Furse, Guyse, Rise

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Guise Family Origin

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Guise Family Occupations

What did your Guise ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bricklayer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Guise. 2% of Guise men worked as a Bricklayer and 43% of Guise women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Guise were Dental Mechanic and Household Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bricklayer
  • Bank Clerk
  • Builders Labourer
  • Dental Mechanic

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Housewife
  • Household Duties

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

Guise Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Guise. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Guise 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 Guise. 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 Guise. For the veterans among your Guise ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Guise Life Expectancy

What is the average Guise lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Guise life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Guise in 1954 was 66, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Guise

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Guise 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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