Guida Family History

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Guida Name Meaning

patronymic or plural form of Guido. from a short form of a personal name formed with guida ‘guide’, for example the Tuscan names Bonaguida ‘good guide’ and Cacciaguida ‘hunting guide’. (Guidà) occupational name for a goatherd, from Greek aigidion ‘kid’. Compare the modern Greek surname Gidás.

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

Similar surnames: Guidi, Guin, Gaida, Munda, Guido, Vida, Gundy, Goda, Guinan, Kunda

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Guida Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Guida name?

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

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  • Italy


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Germanic Europe


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Guida Family Origin

Where is the Guida family from?

Guida Family Occupations

What did your Guida ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Guida occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Guida's were Farmers. Farmer and Merchant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Guida.

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  • Farmer

  • Merchant


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Guida Historical Records

What Guida family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Guida. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Guida 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Guida. 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 Guida. For the veterans among your Guida ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Guida Life Expectancy

What is the average Guida lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Guida life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Guida in 1953 was 31, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Guida 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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