Guenette Family History

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Guenette Name Meaning

Altered spelling of French Guenet, a pet form of Guène, from a Germanic personal name, a short form of a compound name formed with wan ‘hope’.

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


Similar surnames: Genetti, Gullette, Guyette, Gunnett, Garnett, Monette, Fredette

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Guenette Family Origin

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Guenette Family Occupations

What did your Guenette ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Guenette. 42% of Guenette men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Guenette women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Guenette were Carpenter and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    42%
  • Truck Driver
    24%
  • Paper Maker
    12%
  • Carpenter
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    34%
  • House Work
    23%
  • Housekeeper
    23%
  • Bookkeeper
    23%

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

Guenette Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Guenette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Guenette census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 344 immigration records available for the last name Guenette. 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 Card

There are 574 military records available for the last name Guenette. For the veterans among your Guenette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Guenette Life Expectancy

What is the average Guenette lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Guenette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Guenette in 1961 was 43, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Guenette

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Guenette ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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