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Guiness Family History

Guiness Name Meaning

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

10,458 Historical Documents with Guiness on Ancestry.com
2,473 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
450 Military Records
1,107 Immigration Records
4,000 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Guiness Families

  • Number of Guiness families
     2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Guiness families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Guiness families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Guiness census records

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Guiness Family Origin

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Guiness Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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

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Average Life Expectancy for Guiness

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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.

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Guiness Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Guiness census records

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Guiness Civil War Service Records

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