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Guynn Family History

Guynn Name Meaning
Origin uncertain; perhaps a variant of French Guyon or of Welsh Gwynn.

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

44,381 Historical Documents with Guynn on Ancestry.com
8,472 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,796 Military Records
271 Immigration Records
8,839 Census and Voter Lists
25,003 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Guynn Families

  • Number of Guynn families
     15 - 28
     6 - 14
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Guynn families
     16 - 29
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Guynn families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Guynn census records

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Guynn Family Origin

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Guynn Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Guynn

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Guynn Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Guynn census records

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Guynn Civil War Service Records

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