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Guynes Family History

Guynes Name Meaning

Origin uncertain; perhaps a variant of Irish Guinness, a reduced form of McGinnis. This name is found predominantly in TX.

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

Similar surnames: Haynes, Guynn, Mynes, Guiles, Gaines, Goyne, Guiney, Guinee, Rhynes

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Where is the Guynes family from?

You can see how Guynes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Guynes family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Guynes families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 13 Guynes families living in Essex. This was about 28% of all the recorded Guynes's in the UK. Essex had the highest population of Guynes families in 1891.
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What did your Guynes ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Guynes. .

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

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Guynes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Guynes census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 253 immigration records available for the last name Guynes. 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 Cards

There are 859 military records available for the last name Guynes. For the veterans among your Guynes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Guynes lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Guynes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Guynes in 1945 was 27, and 70 in 2004.

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