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Gwinn Family History

Gwinn Name Meaning
Variant spelling of Welsh Gwynn.

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

174,342 Historical Documents with Gwinn on Ancestry.com
29,992 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,758 Military Records
1,274 Immigration Records
20,155 Census and Voter Lists
118,163 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Gwinn Families

  • Number of Gwinn families
     40 - 77
     14 - 39
     1 - 13
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gwinn families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Gwinn last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Gwinn Family Origin

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Gwinn Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Gwinn

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Gwinn Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Gwinn census records

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Gwinn Civil War Service Records

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