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Guidry Family History

Guidry Name Meaning
French: from a personal name based on the Germanic root waido ‘hunt’. The name is particularly associated with Cajuns in LA, who seem all to be descended from Claude Guédry dit Grivois, who arrived in Acadia before 1671.Variant of Guitry, which is based on a personal name composed of the Germanic elements wid(u), wit- ‘wood’ + ric ‘power(ful)’.

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

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46,668 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
10,607 Military Records
878 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Guidry Families

  • Number of Guidry families
     462 - 921
     155 - 461
     1 - 154
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Guidry families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Guidry last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Guidry Family Origin

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Guidry Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Guidry

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Guidry Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Guidry census records

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Guidry Civil War Service Records

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