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Guckenberger Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from any of numerous places especially in Bavaria and southern Germany called Guggenberg.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Rinkenberger, Durrenberger, Poffenberger, Buchberger, Lichtenberger

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Where is the Guckenberger family from?

You can see how Guckenberger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Guckenberger family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Guckenberger families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 11 Guckenberger families living in Ohio. This was about 61% of all the recorded Guckenberger's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Guckenberger families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Guckenberger surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Guckenberger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Guckenberger. 19% of Guckenberger men worked as a Farmer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Manager
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
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Census Records

There are 868 census records available for the last name Guckenberger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Guckenberger census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 185 immigration records available for the last name Guckenberger. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 501 military records available for the last name Guckenberger. For the veterans among your Guckenberger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Guckenberger lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Guckenberger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Guckenberger in 1958 was 44, and 75 in 2004.

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