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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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Where is the Guida family from?

You can see how Guida families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Guida family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Guida families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 3 Guida families living in South Carolina. This was about 43% of all the recorded Guida's in the USA. South Carolina had the highest population of Guida families in 1880.
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What did your Guida ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Guida. 20% of Guida men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Guida women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Guida were Barber and Clerk.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Farmer
  • Barber

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
  • New Worker
  • Machine Operator
  • Clerk
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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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