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Guest Family History

Guest Name Meaning
English: nickname for a stranger or newcomer to a community, from Middle English g(h)est ‘guest’, ‘visitor’ (from Old Norse gestr, absorbing the cognate Old English giest).

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

738,598 Historical Documents with Guest on Ancestry.com
238,584 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
17,495 Military Records
13,357 Immigration Records
138,012 Census and Voter Lists
331,150 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Guest Families

  • Number of Guest families
     64 - 125
     22 - 63
     1 - 21
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Guest families
     720 - 1,438
     241 - 719
     1 - 240
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Guest families
     14 - 26
     5 - 13
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Guest census records

You can see how Guest families moved over time by selecting different Census years.

Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

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Guest Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Guest families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Guest Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Guest families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Guest

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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Guest Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Guest census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Guest ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Guest Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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