Guffey Family History

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Guffey Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: reduced form of McGuffey.

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


Similar surnames: Gaffey, Guffy, Duffy, Laffey, Duffey, Duffney, Guffin, Gaffney

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Guffey Family Origin

Where is the Guffey family from?

Guffey Family Occupations

What did your Guffey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Guffey family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Guffey. The most common Guffey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 64% of Guffey's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    64%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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

Guffey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Guffey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Guffey 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Guffey. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Guffey. For the veterans among your Guffey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Guffey Life Expectancy

What is the average Guffey lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Guffey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1961. The average life expectancy for Guffey in 1943 was 23, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Guffey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Guffey 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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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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