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Gudger Family History

Gudger Name Meaning
English: variant form of Goodyear.German: altered form of the South German and Swiss family name Gutjahr, nickname from a New Year’s greeting, ‘Good year’.

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

31,892 Historical Documents with Gudger on Ancestry.com
6,915 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
952 Military Records
219 Immigration Records
5,049 Census and Voter Lists
18,757 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Gudger Families

  • Number of Gudger families
     35 - 68
     12 - 34
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gudger families
     28 - 53
     10 - 27
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Gudger families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Gudger Family Origin

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Gudger Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Gudger

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Gudger Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Gudger census records

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Gudger Civil War Service Records

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