Guevara Family History

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Guevara Name Meaning

Basque: Castilianized form of Basque Gebara, a habitational name from a place in the Basque province of Araba. The origin and meaning of the place name are uncertain; it is recorded in the form Gebala by the geographer Ptolemy in the 2nd century ad. This is a rare name in Spain.

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

Similar surnames: Guerra, Quesada, Gera, Luera, Gara, Guidera, Favara, Vara, Gura

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Guevara Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Guevara name?

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

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  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • Spain


  • England & Wales


  • Portugal


  • France


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Guevara Family Origin

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Guevara Family Occupations

What did your Guevara ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer and Stone Mason were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Guevara. The most common Guevara occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Guevara's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Guevara family was Vaquero.

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  • Laborer

  • Stone Mason

  • Vaquero


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Guevara Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Guevara. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Guevara 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 Guevara. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Guevara. For the veterans among your Guevara ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Guevara Life Expectancy

What is the average Guevara lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Guevara life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Guevara in 1945 was 53, and 61 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Guevara 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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