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Guinn Family History

Guinn Name Meaning
Irish: reduced and altered form of McQuinn.

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

332,046 Historical Documents with Guinn on Ancestry.com
67,181 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
10,899 Military Records
2,756 Immigration Records
52,336 Census and Voter Lists
198,874 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Guinn Families

  • Number of Guinn families
     84 - 166
     29 - 83
     1 - 28
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Guinn families
     33 - 64
     12 - 32
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Guinn families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Guinn census records

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Guinn Family Origin

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Guinn Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Guinn 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 Guinn

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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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Guinn Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Guinn census records

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Guinn Civil War Service Records

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