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Gucwa Name Meaning

Polish: Polonized pet form of the German personal name Gozwin, a derivative of an ancient Germanic personal name meaning ‘friend of the Goths’.

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


Similar surnames: Luca, Buza, Lucia, Gura, Guida, Kula, Duch, Gupta, Gurka, Gula

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Where is the Gucwa family from?

You can see how Gucwa families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gucwa family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Gucwa families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 5 Gucwa families living in Connecticut. This was about 25% of all the recorded Gucwa's in the USA. Connecticut had the highest population of Gucwa families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gucwa surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gucwa ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Typist were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gucwa. 43% of Gucwa men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Gucwa women worked as a Typist. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gucwa were Labor and Maid.

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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

  • Laborer
    43%
  • Weaver
    29%
  • Labor
    29%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Typist
    50%
  • Maid
    50%
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What Gucwa family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 541 census records available for the last name Gucwa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gucwa 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 197 immigration records available for the last name Gucwa. 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 422 military records available for the last name Gucwa. For the veterans among your Gucwa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gucwa lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Gucwa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Gucwa in 1963 was 77, and 81 in 2004.

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