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Guenther Family History

Guenther Name Meaning
German (Günther): from a Germanic personal name composed of gund ‘battle’ + hari, heri ‘army’.

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

224,427 Historical Documents with Guenther on Ancestry.com
88,120 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
17,259 Military Records
6,532 Immigration Records
34,252 Census and Voter Lists
78,264 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Guenther Families

  • Number of Guenther families
     73 - 144
     25 - 72
     1 - 24
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Guenther families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Guenther last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Guenther census records

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Guenther Family Origin

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Guenther Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Guenther

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Guenther Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Guenther census records

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Guenther Civil War Service Records

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