Guerin Family History

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Guerin Name Meaning

French (Guérin): from the Germanic personal name Warin, a short form of various compound names beginning with war(in) ‘guard’. This is found as a Huguenot name, established in Ireland (County Limerick).

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

Similar surnames: Guertin, Guenin, Guin, Garin, Geron, Gurin, Gervin, Turin, Perin

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Guerin Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Guerin name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Guerin. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • France


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Guerin Family Origin

Where is the Guerin family from?

Guerin Family Occupations

What did your Guerin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Guerin family was Keeps House. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Guerin. The most common Guerin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Guerin's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Keeps House


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Guerin ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Guerin Historical Records

What Guerin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 41,000 census records available for the last name Guerin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Guerin 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Guerin. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Guerin. For the veterans among your Guerin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Guerin Life Expectancy

What is the average Guerin lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Guerin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Guerin in 1947 was 35, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Guerin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Guerin 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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