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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 294 people named Guist in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 19% more people named Guist in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 351 people named Guist were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 98% rented out rooms to boarders
  • Although 46% were female, the most common name for males was Henry
  • 19% of women had paying jobs
  • 31 women had paying jobs

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As Guist families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • 62 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 23% were first-generation Americans
  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania