Guth Family History

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Guth Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from modern German and Yiddish gut, Middle High German guot ‘good’ or ‘capable’. This may be a nickname, but in the Middle Ages the term also denoted a freeman or a vassal of noble birth, and the surname may be a status name from this sense. As a Jewish surname it is often ornamental. Compare Gutman.

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

Similar surnames: Huth, Ruth, Gute, Muth, Gath, Gut, Goth, Gutt, Meth, Gluth

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Guth Family Origin

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Guth Family Occupations

What did your Guth ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Guth. A less common occupation for the Guth family was Carpenter. The most common Guth occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Guth's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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Guth Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Guth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Guth 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Guth. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Guth. For the veterans among your Guth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Guth Life Expectancy

What is the average Guth lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Guth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Guth in 1943 was 39, and 75 in 2004.

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