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Guevara Family History

Guevara Name Meaning
Basque: Castilianized form of Basque Gebara, a habitational name from a place in the Basque province of Araba. The origin and meaning of the place name are uncertain; it is recorded in the form Gebala by the geographer Ptolemy in the 2nd century ad. This is a rare name in Spain.

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

266,780 Historical Documents with Guevara on Ancestry.com
217,963 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,944 Military Records
7,437 Immigration Records
17,051 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Guevara Families

  • Number of Guevara families
     13 - 23
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Guevara Family Origin

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Guevara Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Guevara

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Guevara Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Military Service by Guevara

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